Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Oct 18, 2016
Some educators see other factors besides a recovering economy as a reasons why their enrollments are low.

Surveys

April 8, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's second Survey of Community College Presidents finds them divided over whether free two-year programs will be adopted in their states and worried about the direction of debt-free-college conversations.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. Download a copy of the report.

On Wednesday, May 4, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman analyzed the findings and answered readers' questions in a free webinar. View the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of community college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Hobsons, Jenzabar and rSmart.

Booklets

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.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Wednesday, March 25, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

This booklet was made possible in part through the advertising support of ETS.

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
December 1, 2016 - 3:12am

To promote OER use ...

Confessions of a Community College Dean
December 1, 2016 - 9:20pm

ASAP, a dog in need and more.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 30, 2016 - 3:09am

Asking good questinos.

Archive

April 1, 2016

A two-year college in Florida makes dramatic gains in developmental education course pass rates, even amid a state-mandated change to remedial education and the addition of performance funding.

March 23, 2016

Kentucky lawmakers mull a scholarship bill that could add the state to those offering free community college.

March 8, 2016

There are no easy answers for California's two-year college system as it faces an unprecedented decision to move to a new accreditor, while also debating how to change the current one.

March 4, 2016

Students who leave California's community colleges with just a few credits in career or technical education but no credential still see substantial wage gains or promotions at work, according to new data from the state.

March 3, 2016

Colleges, school districts and college completion groups look to strengthen connections between colleges and K-12 to try to help more students prepare to succeed in higher education.

February 26, 2016

Most completion-oriented pathways reforms lack an overarching vision and fail to live up to their promise, writes Mary Rittling.

February 25, 2016

Faculty-led reforms may be the best way to improve graduation rates, according to Achieving the Dream, which is working to give adjunct faculty members a seat at the table.

February 23, 2016

Colleges are working to improve remedial education -- and have found success in doing so -- but have yet to introduce promising reforms at a large scale, finds new report.

February 18, 2016

A college is seeing higher student success levels based on a series of reforms, but should any institution evaluate faculty members in part on the proportion of C grades and above they award?

February 18, 2016

Moving the needle on the college completion agenda means figuring out how to help more of the least-prepared students get to graduation, write Reynaldo Garcia and Scott Ralls.

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