Nearly half of four-year college graduates attended two-year college

Study reveals nearly half of 4-year college graduates have attended a 2-year institution within 10 years of their college career.

Austin Community College's promising experiment with personalized remedial mathematics

Austin Community College builds the world's largest learning lab in a former mall, using it for a personalized form of remedial math that is getting good results.

High Tenn. Promise participation numbers boost FAFSA completion rates in state

Early participation numbers for Tennessee's free community college program show demand remains high, with students completing federal aid applications at record rates.

Proposal to rename Technical College System of Georgia draws opposition

Georgia wants to force its technical colleges to use "career" in their names. Some educators say that would hurt their quality and confuse them with for-profits.

Arizona unprecedented in defunding community colleges

State officials' decision to completely cut funding for some community colleges is unprecedented.

Arizona budget deal would eliminate all state funds for 3 large community college districts

Budget deal between Arizona's Republican governor and legislative leaders would completely eliminate state support for 3 large community college districts -- and make deep cuts to universities as well.

Tulsa Community College's free-tuition program has paid off while inspiring others

Tulsa Community College started offering free tuition eight years ago, helping to inspire Tennessee's program and, by extension, President Obama, while also boosting its degree production rates. 

Accelerated associate degree track at CUNY pays off and earns fans

CUNY's accelerated degree program for community college students doubles graduation rates and is cost-effective, a study finds. And the model may be exported to three Ohio colleges.

Shortened timeline for ratings plan as community colleges air concerns

Education Department official gives earlier release date for college ratings while talking about quest for quality data and how to capture multiple student goals and outcomes.

Obama pitches free community college, higher education tax credits in State of the Union

Obama makes his case to the nation for universal, free community college, as he also promotes revamped tax credits for education. 


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