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Libraries are logical, obvious partners & collaborators for increasing minority student engagement in science and technology

Last Friday, I participated in a policy roundtable on “Leveraging Community Colleges for Minority Student STEM Engagement” organized by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and hosted at Microsoft’s Policy Office in Washington, D.C. This roundtable meeting launched a Joint Center initiative on a topic in which libraries…

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Fix to healthcare bill includes funds for community college and career training program

On March 30, President Obama signed the “fix healthcare bill” or Reconciliation Act of 2010 into law, which included $2 billion for the Community College and Career Training Grant Program — a new Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program that was created through the Department of Labor in last year’s stimulus…

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