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.
As with other such print-on-demand booklets, the compilation groups together pieces that explore different strategies used by faculty members and institutions -- and efforts to track their success.
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Georgia community college professor dismissed for unexplained “sexual harassment” charge days after complaining to administrators about flaw in institution's policy.
A few hours ago, Wick Sloane taught his first section of an 11:45 p.m. to 2:45 a.m. course. He’s inspired by his students and community college – and mad as hell that no one seems to care about the nationwide conditions that make it impossible for so many students to find sections at the hours they need.
Experts debate whether community colleges, in rush to embrace programs to create "green" jobs, are abandoning their training programs for manufacturing and construction jobs.
Facing enrollment “emergency,” Massachusetts community college adds 40 classes days before semester begins to accommodate unprecedented number of eleventh-hour registrations.
Experiment in Ohio suggests impact of student services many community colleges haven't been able to afford.
Only a decade old, Louisiana's community colleges are booming and find themselves in an unusual situation -- seen by four-year institutions as legislative favorites.
Some loved it. Some hated it. But everyone is a critic.
Some community colleges move substantial portions of new student orientations online to maximize efficiency; others push face-to-face programs to make process more personal. Is there a happy medium?
City College of San Francisco's plan to court donors to sponsor canceled classes seemed a classic sign of the times, with even skeptics seeing no hope elsewhere. But since the idea surfaced, the plan has evolved.
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