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.
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Explaining structural racism.
Leaderships styles matter.
Kennedy-King College in Chicago increased completion rates by 50 percent in five years, earning a new Aspen Institute award for the community college, which enrolls mostly low-income and minority students.
Early participation numbers for Tennessee's free community college program show demand remains high, with students completing federal aid applications at record rates.
Presidents overwhelmingly say they should have more input in faculty hiring and tenure decisions. But just how much say should they have?
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.
State officials' decision to completely cut funding for some community colleges is unprecedented.
Annual survey of community college students finds key gains for a key demographic.
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 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.
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.
Nicholas Strohl places the idea of free community college education in the context of earlier debates about higher education policy.
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