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Community college president's leaked email shows plan to trade political support for state funds

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A leaked email shows a community college president's attempt to pressure a governor for $20 million in state funds -- even though the college had already finished the project for which the money was appropriated.

 

Early success for Colorado's broad set of remedial reforms

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Colorado's fix for remedial education is multipronged rather than heavy-handed, and it seems to be working.

New book says community colleges should tighten their admissions policies

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Too many unprepared students are enrolling in community college, argues a new book, which takes on both open-access admissions policies and the "completion agenda."

Accreditor's possible extension for City College of San Francisco

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City College of San Francisco's accreditor blinks amid intense political pressure, giving the college a path to a two-year extension to attempt to retain its accreditation.

Fight over San Francisco's community college heats up again

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As the clock ticks down on City College of San Francisco, powerful politicians weigh in and threaten to shut down an accrediting commission.

New data show slowing national enrollment decline

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National enrollment slide slows, but community colleges and for-profits continue to lose students, with differences among age groups.

Biden announces new consortium to promote apprenticeships as pathway to college degree

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The Obama administration unveils a new program aimed at making it easier for students to reap academic credit for completion of apprenticeships. 

Part-time professors teach most community college students, report finds

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New report sheds light on the oft-ignored adjunctification of community colleges, which may be a barrier to college completion.

Community College of Philadelphia trustees hire president despite faculty concerns

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Should serving as the provost of a school that closed amid state investigations disqualify one to lead a community college?

 

New default rates trip up a community college

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Congress expanded federal student loan default metrics to scrutinize for-profits, but community colleges are worried, too, at least one with good reason.

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