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 27, 2014 - 9:19pm

Another perspective on couples and hiring.

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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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.

August 2, 2013

A community college in Michigan offers "tuition amnesty" to collect some of what former students owe and to re-enroll them.

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