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 23, 2014 - 9:06pm

Boundary confusion.

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.

Archive

January 3, 2013
Community college enrollments in Texas level off, and newly required meningitis vaccinations (and associated fees and hassles) might be part of the cause.
December 21, 2012
Research backs reformers' criticism of remedial placement exams, but colleges rely heavily on them, a new study finds.
December 13, 2012
Complete College America enlists other groups in spelling out its call for immediate and fundamental changes to remedial education.
December 13, 2012
Community college in N.C. plans to evaluate "soft skills" and issue workplace readiness certificates for students who get passing marks.
December 10, 2012
With student debt surpassing $1 trillion, graduate school deans discuss the implications for graduate school admissions and retention and the importance of financial literacy.
November 30, 2012
Youngstown State limits part-timers' hours to avoid requirements of new health care law.  
November 27, 2012
A Missouri community college goes after nearby for-profits with TV ads that name names and compare tuition rates. Will other community colleges follow suit?
November 26, 2012
History professors at the University of Florida fight back against idea that the state should use tuition to discourage enrollment in fields without immediate connection to jobs.  
November 8, 2012
Most community college students who transfer to a four-year institution make it to graduation, new research finds, particularly if they get an associate degree before transferring.
November 2, 2012
So many issues, so little time. The book Wick Sloane would write if he weren't too busy teaching (and feeding) his students.

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