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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October 17, 2013
Community colleges are trying proven completion strategies, but typically with only a limited number of students.
October 15, 2013
New student success centers take the completion agenda to the states, with a faculty-driven feel. More could be on the way. 
October 14, 2013
A community college administrator says that -- despite all the talk nationally about a focus on completion -- many institutions are still defined by access policies that doom students to failure.
October 11, 2013
A year after big protests over the idea, a new California law will allow several community colleges to charge more for overbooked courses.  
September 27, 2013
The state's community colleges become the latest to consider four-year degrees, a move with big implications there and beyond.
September 25, 2013
Texas community colleges create stackable credentials for jobs in booming oil and gas industry, so students can leave when hired and return later.
September 13, 2013
Tennessee expands a remedial math project that reaches into high schools to boost college readiness, and the state's governor backs the reform with real money.
August 20, 2013
In Omaha, one community college has opened a "neighborhood" facility to make adult education more accessible.
August 14, 2013
City College of San Francisco's accreditor is in trouble with the Education Department, which sent bombshell letter that could affect college's fate. 
August 8, 2013
California lawmakers want to turn up the heat on broad 2010 transfer law as community colleges and Cal State campuses add new transfer pathways.

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