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15% of community college students have non-medical vaccine exemptions

Nearly 15% of the students enrolled at Connecticut community colleges have received non-medical exemptions from the system’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, a rate that administrators suggested could be brought down with efforts to educate students about the vaccine. Of the 37,116 students enrolled at the state’s community colleges this semester, 71% are fully or partially vaccinated; 5,479 […]

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New policy aimed at helping underprepared students in community colleges

Housatonic Community College The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities board of regents voted Thursday to approve a program aimed at helping community college students complete courses necessary to their progress in the system. The Alignment and Completion of Math and English model, or ACME, expands support for students who enroll at the state’s community colleges […]