Community Colleges

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

Local solutions.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 13, 2014 - 8:58pm

Realities of community college advising.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 10, 2014 - 3:53am

People who aren't doing terrible things.

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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.
August 2, 2013
A community college in Michigan offers "tuition amnesty" to collect some of what former students owe and to re-enroll them.
July 19, 2013
Community colleges use open-source, MOOC-style content as study guides for remedial courses, and some are choosing homegrown content over courses from MOOC providers.

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