Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jun 25, 2015
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.

Surveys

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.

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
June 29, 2015 - 3:49am

Two American leaders at their best.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
June 29, 2015 - 9:12pm

The report whose findings don't look good.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
June 25, 2015 - 9:16pm

Great kids, community college popularity, algebra, Taylor Swift and more.

Archive

May 15, 2009
President Obama's effort to link Pell Grants and unemployment could finally help deliver on elusive goal of a unified education and training system, Anthony Carnevale writes.
May 14, 2009
As Pennsylvania burg seeks to reinvent itself, philanthropists extend college scholarships to keep students close to home and train workers for local jobs.
May 11, 2009

Officials at Harper College really want to offer bachelor’s degrees.

And they have been willing to do just about anything to gain permission to do so, including go against the wishes of two state boards in Illinois and many neighboring two- and four-year institutions in suburban Chicago.

May 8, 2009
Think tank calls for government to double its financial commitment to two-year institutions and ensure they receive just as much money to stimulate innovation as four-year institutions.
May 6, 2009
NBC to debut sitcom, co-starring Chevy Chase, following a lovable group of "losers" at a two-year institution. Some in academe, however, are not laughing.
May 5, 2009
Educators lobby Congress to approve President’s $2.5 billion College Access and Completion Fund, as they compare and contrast varying state efforts that would benefit from federal dollars.
April 29, 2009
Maricopa, one of the largest districts in the country, is planning for the possibility of not receiving any state dollars.
April 22, 2009
Identical twin brothers, both community college presidents, concurrently prepare for their next career moves.
April 17, 2009
Students from low-income families are more likely to leave four-year institutions to attend community colleges, but money is not always the main reason, new study finds.
April 16, 2009
Aiding traditional high school guidance officers, Virginia Community College System employs "coaches" to help pre-college students create academic plans to reach their career goals.

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