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Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 27, 2014 - 3:57am
Setting and enforcing the right rules.
May 5, 2006
For years, education experts have been saying that community colleges offer an underutilized path in higher education. States spend less money per student there and tuition is much lower. The institutions' emphasis on teaching and on recruiting low-income and minority students means that they reach and graduate many students overlooked by flagships or who can't afford them. While many efforts in recent years have tried to ease transfer from two- to four-year institutions, elite colleges haven't always been part of the equation.
May 4, 2006
First Latino chancellor of community college district resigns after 3 years -- amid disputes over what went wrong.
April 26, 2006
Officials want to upgrade "2+2" vocational programs to more sophisticated collaborations between secondary and postsecondary ed.
April 25, 2006
Some community colleges believe that focus on retention sets bar too low -- and some long-accepted practices need rethinking.
April 24, 2006
Paula M. Krebs and Mary Krebs Flaherty — sisters who work at very different institutions — trade perspectives on what it means when your classroom is full, and when it isn't.
April 24, 2006
Survey tracks concerns of presidents of community colleges.
April 18, 2006
Calif. community college district is using bonds to provide retiree benefits -- and to free up money for current faculty members.
March 29, 2006
A troubled California community college, on the verge of losing its accreditation, could be saved by a friend.
March 13, 2006
Paula M. Krebs and Mary Krebs Flaherty -- sisters who work at very different institutions -- trade perspectives.
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