Community college systems in Virginia, California to review law enforcement training

Amid widespread protests over another police killing of a black American, two-year systems in California and Virginia will reassess their major role in law enforcement training.

Many four-years plan to reopen in the fall, but many community colleges plan a virtual semester

As most four-year colleges continue to announce intentions to reopen campuses in the fall, many community colleges have said they will remain (mostly) virtual.

Size of state budget cuts becomes clearer

Experts had predicted states would have to cut higher education funding. The scope is becoming clearer every day.

Small colleges get millions while other colleges struggle

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is coming under fire for spreading millions in stimulus aid to institutions with barely any students, while other colleges struggle.

Public colleges in N.J. face bleak future budgets, tough choices

Second nationally in deaths caused by the coronavirus. A frozen state budget. Efforts to recruit students to stay. How will higher education in New Jersey survive the coronavirus pandemic?

Community colleges, regional publics lost in formula for CARES Act funds

Holes in the formula to divvy up coronavirus stimulus funds to higher education left institutions that serve the most needy students underresourced, experts say.

How will pass/fail affect students' future?

Many institutions are going pass/fail or making new grading schemes. How will prospective grad students, med students and community college transfers be affected?

Community college faculty members adjust to remote learning

Faculty members at community and technical colleges face challenges in the pivot to remote learning and are trying new technology, assessment tools and ways to communicate.

Excelsior Scholarship increased free college awards in 2018, but not for community colleges

New York's free tuition program increased its number of awards in 2018. But students at city and community colleges continue to be underserved.

How coronavirus and the recession will affect open-access colleges

A public health crisis and a global recession have hit higher education at the same time. What could the future look like for open-access colleges, which serve the most vulnerable?


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