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Community colleges go big with corporate college consortium

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Maricopa joins a growing number of community colleges in finding new revenue by selling job training to large corporations.

Civitas brings completion-oriented big data to community colleges and universities

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Using big data to improve completion rates, and also to give realistic indicators of how both students and instructors are performing. 

Lost credits hold back transfer students, study finds

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Community college students who transfer to a four-year institution have good odds of earning a bachelor's degree, new research finds, unless they lose credits in the transfer process.

Details of gainful employment proposal expected Friday

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The White House gives reporters a sneak peek at its final gainful employment proposal, but important details should be released today.

College of Southern Nevada seeks to boost retention by ending late registration

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Ending late registration for courses may help more community college students get to graduation, but it also challenges deeply held views about student access, and can hurt enrollment levels.

Reaction to three states' proposals for tuition-free community college

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Politicians in three states want two years of tuition-free community college. Higher education experts welcome the attention, but worry about unintended consequences.

New federal scorecard for veterans

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Federal agency releases new college comparison site for student veterans and data about where they are enrolled, earning praise from both for-profit colleges and their critics.

Drexel's community college partnerships win fans

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Drexel University takes its bachelor's degrees and faculty to three community college campuses, an unusual move for a private university.

New Census data on non-college credentials and the work force

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U.S. Census Bureau's first-of-its-kind report on the 25 percent of adults who hold a non-degree credential could influence policy and how college completion is viewed.

WICHE transfer passport is based on proficiency rather than credits

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A multistate transfer agreement is based on proficiency rather than course credits, which might open the door further for models that do not rely on seat time.

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