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Community Colleges
Mar 05, 2014
Ending late registration for courses may help more community college students get to graduation, but it also challenges deeply held views about student access, and can hurt enrollment levels.

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November 27, 2007
Many community colleges have programs for parents -- policies and tools for helping adult students balance child care and other demands of being a parent with the expectations of being a college student.
November 26, 2007
CUNY aims to get community college students to graduate in three years or less -- well under the national average.
November 12, 2007
Given the high number of part-time enrollees, both instructors and institutions should do more to promote interaction when students are on campus, annual report says.
November 6, 2007
Professors at Del Mar say interim president is rewriting the rules and writing away their job security; he says he's trying to promote standards. Battle shifts to court today.
October 17, 2007
Study finds that positive impact of taking college courses in high school extends to a variety of students, including those pursuing technical education.
October 16, 2007
A ballot initiative in California seeks to modify the funding formula for community colleges, but some question whether it would compound budget problems.
October 3, 2007
At Virginia's Lord Fairfax Community College -- and 2-year colleges all over -- a newfound focus on alumni affairs and fund raising is changing the job description.
September 26, 2007
At first glance, the process seems to be working as intended. Students enter work force development programs looking to begin or jump-start a career. Many are sought after, recruited and leave with a job. But in some cases, the offers come shortly after the students begin their programs, meaning that they haven’t had a chance to earn a certificate or associate degree. This, educators worry, prevents students from reaching their long term career goals.
September 14, 2007
Trustees at a California community college vote to expand health coverage to all board members -- but faculty and staff, many without benefits, voice dissent.
September 14, 2007
New Jersey governor signs a law mandating that the state's four-year public institutions fully accept credits from completed associate degrees.

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