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Mar 05, 2014
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.

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September 6, 2011
Minority students at community colleges are more likely to succeed when they have minority instructors, study finds. For white students, performance drops.
August 30, 2011
Many community college officials have pledged to increase completion rates. Now, they're asking students to do the same.
August 23, 2011
At community colleges, there is no gender gap among science and technology faculty. And study finds that women teaching in the sector are happy.
July 20, 2011
Edison State awarded degrees to students who didn't complete requirements, raising concerns that pressure to raise graduation rates could produce such incidents.
July 19, 2011
Community college students who enroll in distance courses are more likely to fail or drop out than are those in in-person classes, study finds.
July 15, 2011
A community college in Chicago finds that study groups can dramatically improve passage rates. But faculty worry that changes in grading rules are a key reason for the improvements.
July 12, 2011
To identify waste and inefficiencies, Colorado Mountain College adopted a budget process that will require administrators to justify each expenditure every year.
July 8, 2011
Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana's statewide two-year system, offers limited scholarships to the top graduate of every high school in the state.
June 30, 2011
Rising tuitions (and inadequate transfer policies) are putting even two-year institutions out of reach for many Americans, report asserts.
June 27, 2011
One of the most diverse foreign language programs in the country is at a community college in New Jersey.

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