communitycolleges

Community college pilots course sections for African-American students

Smart Title: 

Moraine Valley Community College limits enrollment in some sections of college success course to African-American students -- and raises eyebrows.

Free-college campaigns attempt to remain above politics

Smart Title: 

Advocates of free community college initiatives want to remain nonpartisan, and sometimes that means altering the rhetoric.

Colleges rethink criminal justice training in rise of Black Lives Matter

Smart Title: 

Shootings and debate over police tactics prompt changes in programs that train law enforcement officials.

Kentucky will delay free community college scholarship

Smart Title: 

A planned scholarship to provide students in Kentucky with free tuition for the first two years is put on ice for a year by the state's governor.

White House launches $100 million program to expand free community college

Smart Title: 

The Obama administration announces a new $100 million competitive grants program to stimulate the expansion of free community college programs and connect college graduates to in-demand jobs.

New taxes helped City College of San Francisco survive, but that revenue dries up soon

Smart Title: 

Taxpayers in California and San Francisco helped City College sort out its accreditation crisis and loss of a third of its students. But the new money runs dry soon, and faculty plan strike next week over brewing budget fight.

Private donors and businesses are backing free community college campaigns

Smart Title: 

Businesses, nonprofits and communities are turning to private dollars for help in establishing free community college programs.

Florida's Indian River State College sees significant improvements in remediation

Smart Title: 

A two-year college in Florida makes dramatic gains in developmental education course pass rates, even amid a state-mandated change to remedial education and the addition of performance funding.

Kentucky weighs free community college proposal

Smart Title: 

Kentucky lawmakers mull a scholarship bill that could add the state to those offering free community college.

Pearson jumps into community college student recruiting with new Cincinnati State partnership

Smart Title: 

Community colleges are getting creative with how they handle low enrollment and money problems. A two-year college in Ohio has gone farther than most by hiring education juggernaut Pearson to handle marketing, recruitment and retention of students.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - communitycolleges
Back to Top