Survey of community college leaders reveals skepticism on implementing a national free tuition plan. Presidents support relatively new initiatives such as structured pathways and stackable credentials.
The Quest for Student Success at Community Colleges is Inside Higher Ed's latest compilation of articles.
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Indiana's Ivy Tech Community College is working to hold onto federal workforce development dollars as the state now uses graduation rates as an accountability measure, which the college feels is unfair.
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.
Disagreement between faculty members and administrators persists as Nassau Community College continues its three-year search for president.
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.
California community colleges redesign listings of online courses to create better pathways to four-year degrees.
In many states, community colleges and four-year institutions renew efforts to promote seamless transfer.
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.
After seeing its majors drop, Stanford's political science department overhauls the undergraduate major, focusing less on specialization and more on issues students care about. Could other departments be next?
Community colleges with many low-income students should receive additional funding, as high-poverty schools in the K-12 sector do, new report urges.
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