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 22, 2014 - 9:32pm

How to reach significant numbers of adjuncts.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 21, 2014 - 9:54pm

Deconstructing a financial aid proposal.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 20, 2014 - 9:07pm

The questions behind the questions on developmental education.

 

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June 4, 2013
When Transylvania University's president deferred tenure for two professors based on criteria that had yet to take effect, it was the last straw for the already-frustrated faculty.
May 30, 2013
In light of several recent, high-profile cases of poor communication between faculty and governing boards, AAUP advocates for regular interaction between the two groups and more shared governance.
May 29, 2013
Ever wonder why students ignore important messages? One college figured out that less may be more when it comes to communication.
May 28, 2013
Segregation in higher education remains largely ignored, but two new studies show increasing concentrations of disadvantaged students at community colleges can affect completion rates.
May 24, 2013
Stanford pledges to pay for a master's in education for humanities Ph.D.s who want to become high school teachers.
May 23, 2013
Community colleges struggle to serve a growing share of disadvantaged students, report finds, while public funding skews toward four-year institutions.
May 22, 2013
As budget crunch eases at California's community colleges, a lawmaker pushes two-tiered tuition, a solution both faculty groups and system leaders oppose.
May 22, 2013
While other colleges have cut adjuncts' hours to avoid insurance mandates ahead of the Affordable Care Act taking effect, College of DuPage is offering some adjuncts coverage under a new "lecturer" designation.
May 16, 2013
The GED Testing Service is set to launch revised version that adds college readiness. But backlash over cost and access has led to competition from two serious new entrants.
May 14, 2013
Community colleges are using $1.5 billion from Labor Department to shift gears, by sharpening career focus and creating stackable credentials built on industry competencies.

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