Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Apr 17, 2014
The White House talks up $550 million in job training programs aimed at community colleges, including $100 million in new funding for apprenticeships.

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Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 17, 2014 - 9:13pm

College closure, the new economy, CCSF, more...

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 16, 2014 - 9:46pm

The challenge for private colleges.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 15, 2014 - 9:47pm

Local solutions.

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August 21, 2012
Remediation isn't working, but it's not all that discouraging to students and might serve other purposes, a study finds -- such as helping colleges cope with overenrolled regular courses.
August 6, 2012
Kentucky's two-year colleges have added competency and self-paced elements to online offerings for working adults, proving "disruptive" approaches can work for, rather than against, colleges.
July 26, 2012
Western Governors U. pushes graduation even before students enroll by offering financial perks for associate degree holders and, at WGU Texas, through partnerships with community colleges.
July 24, 2012
Large numbers of students transfer to community colleges from four-year institutions, study finds. While most never return, the "reverse transfer" path can work for students.
July 20, 2012
In baseball, a .300 batting average is good. In setting targets for community college completion, as Wick Sloane argues we should, how about that as a goal?
July 19, 2012
Two California community colleges are ahead of City College of San Francisco in coping with accreditation threat. Special trustees or a takeover could loom, while accreditor warns CCSF faculty about misleading statements.
July 18, 2012
The manufacturing industry's alternative credentialing system goes forward, but leans on new higher education partners. The stackable credentials are a promising blend of competency and academics.
July 6, 2012
City College of San Francisco's accreditation is in limbo. Shutting down probably isn't a possibility, but the college is in a deep hole. What went wrong?
July 2, 2012
A Nevada community college student files a federal lawsuit over explicitly sexual class assignments and alleged harassment.
June 19, 2012
Complete College America wants to abolish remedial courses, but some say its policy push is not always backed by research and its rhetoric can be unfair to community colleges.

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