Outsourced counseling designed as an employee benefit helps low-income students succeed in college, the Dell Scholars Program finds, and colleges may be following suit.
Tennessee is enrolling far more community college students than had been expected in program that is model for Obama proposal.
Wisconsin legislators ponder merging state's two-year college systems. Some faculty are concerned a merger would threaten the systems' different missions and damage general education.
Florida SouthWestern's salary decisions raise questions about equity between part-time and full-time faculty.
California is investing money in expanding aid programs that benefit its community college students, which could be a sign that free two-year college is a possibility.
Obama's plan lives on, with newly proposed federal legislation. But the real action is happening in states and cities, most notably with Oregon following Tennessee's lead with a statewide version.
More students at Florida's two-year colleges are failing college-level courses in the aftermath of a new state law that allows them to skip remediation.
ACT decides to drop its popular Compass placement test, with a nod toward research showing that Compass funnels too many community college students into remedial courses.
Employers and community colleges team up to design new courses and alternative credentials that attempt to close the skills gap by better preparing students for jobs.
Sinclair Community College boosted student completion rates by 75 percent, but to sharpen its focus, the college began cutting some of its more than 100 completion-related projects.
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