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Will free summer classes and scholarships bring students back to community colleges?

Desperate to slow the steep decline of entering students, community colleges are getting creative and offering scholarships, complimentary laptops and free summer courses to high school graduates who enroll.

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Transfers to community colleges nosedive this spring

Far fewer students are transferring to community colleges this spring compared to the same time last year, a trend that mirrors overall enrollment declines in the two-year sector.

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The first college impacted by COVID-19, one year out

Lake Washington Institute of Technology was likely the first college in the United States to be affected by COVID-19. One year out, many things have changed.

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Do college students feel heard by professors and administrators on their campuses?

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50% of students are just slightly or not at all confident that if they had to raise an issue on campus, they would know which department could address it.

When students have problems or concerns, they are likelier to seek out professors than administrators and to feel faculty members listen more to their perspectives, Inside Higher Ed’s initial Student Voice survey finds.

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New report suggests wide-ranging declines in transfer

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Student mobility fell steeply this year as colleges dealt with other enrollment challenges.

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Final fall enrollment numbers show pandemic's full impact

Community colleges saw the largest enrollment declines this fall. Matriculation by first-time freshmen also fell sharply.

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Private Iowa college partners with all state's community colleges on transfer

Transfer partnerships are increasingly common as enrollment declines spur collaboration. But one private college in Iowa has taken its commitment across the state.

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Enrollment declines continue, National Student Clearinghouse finds

Undergraduate enrollment is still down across higher education, according to the latest National Student Clearinghouse report. Black and Hispanic enrollment in community colleges is still down more than white and Asian enrollment.

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Results for bonds and new revenue for community colleges

Education in Maryland and Colorado could get a financial boost from voters' decisions, but California's community colleges lose out.

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Transfer enrollment is down, too, Clearinghouse report finds

The bad news from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center about college enrollments continues.

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