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Detroit Free Press editorial on the potential elimination of the personal property tax.

Posted: 3/1/2012 - 10:39 AM
This is a legislative priority for the MCCA.  As a taxing jurisdiction authorized to levy property tax, community college districts receive revenue from taxes levied upon personal property. In 2010, a total of $1.3 billion was raised from personal property taxes in Michigan. For community colleges, the MCCA estimates that $45,493,112 in revenue from personal property taxes would be lost.  The MCCA opposes legilation that would eliminate the pe...
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New study examines students' increasingly complex transfer patterns.

Posted: 2/29/2012 - 10:37 AM

chronicle.com/article/A-Third-of-Students-Transfer/130954/

New report, "Transfer and Mobility: A National View of Pre-Degree Student Movement in Postsecondary Institutions," examines students' increasingly complex transfer patterns. Key finding: A third of students transfer before graduating, and many head toward community colleges. Students' transfer patterns reflect the importa...
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Detroit Free Press editorial on expanding the role of community colleges.

Posted: 2/29/2012 - 06:22 AM

www.freep.com/article/20120228/OPINION01/202280316/Editorial-Editorial-Expand-the-role-of-state-s-community-colleges

This is a legislative priority for the MCCA.  Permissive legislation to allow community colleges to offer baccalaureate degrees in five applied and technical programs: Concrete technology, maritime technology, culi...
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Erin Schor joins MCCA as Legislative Director.

Posted: 2/28/2012 - 03:48 PM

NEWS RELEASE


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