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.

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 23, 2014 - 9:06pm

Boundary confusion.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 22, 2014 - 9:32pm

How to reach significant numbers of adjuncts.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 21, 2014 - 9:54pm

Deconstructing a financial aid proposal.

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December 13, 2013
American Honors, a venture capital-funded effort to help students transfer from two-year-college honors programs to selective universities, grows to four community colleges and 27 four-year institutions.
December 5, 2013
Alabama's community college transfer website is a national example of how to help students transfer more efficiently, so why is the office that runs it on life support?
December 2, 2013
Cathy Trower, closing out 16 years leading a research effort of academic work, shares thoughts on tenure, retirement age, adjunct conditions and more.  
November 19, 2013
Western Governors University teams up with 11 community colleges to create new competency-based programs.  
November 15, 2013
Most community college students take a break from college on the way to earning a four-year degree, but few make it there if they "stop out" more than once.
November 8, 2013
Survey finds far fewer state systems experienced midyear cuts this year than last. But serious finance and capacity issues remain.
November 6, 2013
Two senators and the nonprofit Opportunity Nation want federal job training programs to be more efficient and performance-based, while also seeing expanded role for community colleges.
October 29, 2013
Wick Sloane teaches community college students to write essays to transfer to universities. To set an example of "show, don't tell," he surveys the scene at a World Series game.
October 25, 2013
Community college students still can't get need-based aid from the state, while students at for-profits and other institutions are once again eligible.
October 24, 2013
City College of San Francisco scrambles to make hundreds of accreditor-ordered fixes while lawsuits fly and the feds crack down on the college's accreditor.

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