As the "completion agenda" advances, systems of community colleges are agreeing on ambitious goals for increasing number of graduates. Are the plans realistic?
Obama, governors and campus chiefs must do much more to achieve college completion goal and close educational gaps, 3 policy groups say.
Institute created by Jim Hunt, the original "education governor," aims to build lawmakers' understanding of -- and support for -- colleges and schools.
Rural community colleges across country argue they will be disproportionately hurt by the many across-the-board state budget cuts currently being proposed.
Higher education chancellor resigns, citing accomplishments under new governance structure; others see predictable turnover of more politicized system.
Debate over Madison's possible separation from U. of Wisconsin system spotlights national tensions among states, systems and flagship institutions.
Career colleges shoot down plan to cut awards to their students, but new restriction would limit funds going to institutions with high loan default rates.
A Texas community college decides to risk losing some state funds by forcing students to register on time — with goal of improving completion rates.
As state budget deliberations unfold across the country, community colleges in some states appear to have been cushioned from the worst, facing cuts that — at least on the surface — are less severe than those to their four-year counterparts.
In accord with governor, U. of Oregon delays push for autonomy, but clash over governance remains in the offing.
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