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Community-college students to use Pell Grants for career training


  • Asbury Park Press (Neptune-Asbury Park, N.J.) (tiered subscription model)

Students at a New Jersey community college will be able to use federal Pell Grants to fund participation in up to five noncredit training and certificate programs. The pilot is part of the U.S. Depart… Read More

Poll: Mobile devices, flipped instruction popular instructional tools


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

More than half of respondents to a recent SmartBrief on Education poll said they planned to use mobile devices and flipped instruction in the classroom this year, while slightly less said they were us… Read More

Keystone College president focuses on growing endowment, enrollment


  • Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.) (tiered subscription model), The

As David Coppola begins his second year as president of Keystone College in Pennsylvania, boosting enrollment and increasing the school's endowment are his top priorities, he says. In his first year, … Read More