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 16, 2014 - 9:46pm

The challenge for private colleges.

 

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.

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October 20, 2008
Maryland community college helps foreign-trained, immigrant nurses seek licensure and ESL proficiency to work at local hospitals.
October 10, 2008
And four other questions about the community college puzzle that Wick Sloane, after 18 months in the trenches, still can’t answer.
October 10, 2008
In what the president calls a “good symbiotic relationship,” Mount Wachusett Community College, in Massachusetts, has leased 10 acres, at no charge, to a nonprofit organization constructing the Northeast Veteran Training & Rehabilitation Center on its campus.
October 9, 2008
Two-year and four-year programs, long at loggerheads, show increased signs of a willingness to collaborate.
October 8, 2008
Hudson Valley finds that combining and coordinating various student services yields unusually high retention rate.
October 3, 2008
A slate of candidates wins a student government election at a community college and uses its bully pulpit to take a stand against same-sex marriage.
October 1, 2008
Almost half of students enrolled in public colleges attend two-year institutions, whose role in expanding access to higher education continues to increase even as financial support for the institutions fails to keep up with student demand. Not all community college students start out with the goal of earning a bachelor's degree, but even for those who do, the path is laden with obstacles.
September 19, 2008
Officials debate whether proposal to allow local taxes will provide needed funds or just favor wealthier districts while letting the state off the hook.
September 12, 2008
I’m Phil Dolly, Ed. D. Recently resigned, or deposed, community college president. Yesterday I was the CEO at North East Central Community College here in Folsom County, West Dakota. Today, I’m contemplating my own crisis in leadership. Following a faculty vote of no confidence, and caving in to growing board pressure, I packed it in this morning. No one was surprised, really, including me. But more about that later.
September 11, 2008
Six states test new set of performance measures in response to the limitations of the federal graduation rate formula.

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