Adult education

California community colleges cut back on course repeating

Smart Title: 

Amid a financial crisis, California's community college system proposes an end to students repeating courses they've already passed, particularly physical education and arts courses.

UMUC faculty were unhappy with president before she was placed on leave

Smart Title: 

At U. of Maryland University College, often held up as a model institution, faculty expressed concerns about president's leadership long before she was placed on leave last week.

College degrees increasingly help firefighters get ahead

Smart Title: 

A fire chief without a college education sparks disagreement about growing value of degrees for firefighters.

Winners and Losers

Smart Title: 

Community colleges get $500 million for job training programs from the White House; 10 states fail to land any grants.

Low-Hanging Fruit

Smart Title: 

Educators consider how they can get "near-completers" to finish up their college degrees.

What Matters in Buicktown

Smart Title: 

Mott Community College, located in Flint, Mich., got an earful over its plan to shutter a struggling auto body repair program.

A Portrait of Adult Learners

Smart Title: 

1 in 10 adults reports being in college degree or certificate programs for work-related reasons.

Growing Gender Gap

Smart Title: 

Over the next decade, enrollment of women and full-time students is projected to outpace that of other groups.

Understanding Independent Students

Smart Title: 

A majority of undergraduates aren't considered to be financially tied to their parents.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Adult education
Back to Top