Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jul 25, 2014
A leaked email shows a community college president's attempt to pressure a governor for $20 million in state funds -- even though the college had already finished the project for which the money was appropriated.  

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Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 17, 2014 - 9:38pm

Creating vs. analyzing, and a supervillain to be taken seriously.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 16, 2014 - 9:18pm

A full critique of a new book about community colleges.

 

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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.

October 17, 2013

Community colleges are trying proven completion strategies, but typically with only a limited number of students.

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