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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States' tuition and aid policies often hinder enrollment of those who most need higher education, analysis finds. Study focuses on non-traditional learners, key group especially for community colleges.
Valencia program is based on this premise: If community colleges want to help remedial students, and part timers do most of the teaching, programs to improve teaching must reach those instructors.
As major efforts to measure the effectiveness of two-year institutions mature, some institutions report significant, data-driven policy shifts to improve student learning.
Beginning in 2009, New York U. will no longer award academic credit to freshmen for college courses they took while in high school.
Some two-year colleges are dropping Friday classes to save their students an extra trip -- and the rising cost of driving to and from school.
Agreement will shift almost all associate degrees from Indiana U. to Ivy Tech, seven years after state officials first called for that change.
New analysis shows significant gaps in percentages of enrollments at 2-year institutions, as well as in growth rates and tuition policies.
The California Community College system selected its leader last week: State Senator Jack Scott, a two-time community college president (at Pasadena City and Cypress Colleges) and lawmaker since 1997.
North Carolina attorney general's office says that without a state law saying that undocumented students can attend community college, it's safer not to let them in at all.
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