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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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.
May 13, 2013
Access and affordability are nothing new to community colleges, writes J. Noah Brown. Neither is quality.

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