Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jul 17, 2014
Declining enrollment in the post-recession period leaves community colleges with little room for error. A Virginia college found out the hard way.

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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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May 13, 2008

Why don’t we declare the bachelor’s degree obsolete? No, not education, not colleges and universities, not professors or libraries or students, just the four-year bachelor’s degree. (You might turn on your iPod while you read. You’ll see why.)

May 12, 2008

The California Community College system selected its leader last week: State Senator Jack Scott, a two-time community college president (at Pasadena City and Cypress Colleges) and lawmaker since 1997.

May 8, 2008

North Carolina attorney general's office says that without a state law saying that undocumented students can attend community college, it's safer not to let them in at all.

May 1, 2008

Seeing potential niche, Tiffin U., a private institution in Ohio, starts two-year distance education college, hoping to build transfer market.

April 29, 2008

Initiative aims to create and evaluate material, while also assessing the viability of the open access model.

April 17, 2008

More than a million students are enrolled in two-year institutions that choose not to participate in the federal loan program, report finds, leaving them to incur riskier forms of debt.

April 14, 2008

Kevin Carey wonders why K-12 financing systems that favor wealthier districts end up in court, but higher education financing systems aren't subjected to similar scrutiny.

April 8, 2008

With demand for online courses increasing, some two-year colleges seek ways to boost retention among distance learners.

April 8, 2008

While educators see the value in low fees, they get challenged by a trustee who thinks it's fine for students to pay.

April 7, 2008

Community colleges consider how they can enroll and graduate a particularly vulnerable population.

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