Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jun 17, 2014
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."

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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.

June 17, 2011

Citing concerns about educational quality, a faculty union in Washington State refuses to budge from practice of adding full-time slots.

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