Replicating Tennessee's approach to free community college takes money and more

As Tennessee’s Promise program expands to include adult students, other community college scholarship programs are figuring out how to replicate its success.

At a Pennsylvania community college, plans to sponsor refugee family are on hold

For a group of faculty members, students and staff at a Pennsylvania community college prepared to sponsor a refugee family, their plans are on hold.

New coalition brings colleges and aviation employers together to solve national hiring shortage

New nonprofit is intermediary between aviation employers and partner colleges, with tailored academic programs that could send graduates across state lines for well-paying jobs.

Assessing President Obama's far-reaching impact on higher education

Obama trumpeted importance of college-going and invested in students and institutions like no leader before him -- while demanding much in return and, sometimes, failing big, too.

City College of San Francisco may be turning corner on financial management

City College of San Francisco is struggling with money woes, dwindling enrollment and a long-running accreditation crisis, but many in the state say the college is changing for the better.

Virginia Foxx weighs in on the GOP's higher education priorities

The likely next chair of the U.S. House education committee weighs in on GOP higher education priorities a week after Republicans captured the White House and retained both chambers of Congress.

Adjunct says he was fired for insisting on rigor in his course

Instructor says he was fired -- shortly after he complained to accreditor -- for refusing to water down his curriculum and requirements. Another instructor quit rather than comply.

Community colleges examining low and stagnant enrollments

Some educators see other factors besides a recovering economy as a reasons why their enrollments are low.

Stackable credential pathways can lead to short-term certificates of questionable value

Stackable credential pathways have plenty of promise, but a new study fuels worries about poorly designed programs shunting underrepresented student groups into short-term programs of questionable value.

Students who earn C's in gateway courses are less likely to graduate, new data show

Data show that students who earn C's in foundational courses are much less likely to graduate. As a result, U of Arizona may require some C students to repeat a course.


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