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
July 2, 2015 - 3:46am

The decline of a for-profit and its business model.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
June 29, 2015 - 3:49am

Two American leaders at their best.

Archive

June 3, 2008
Four students with learning and developmental disabilities will earn degrees from Bellevue Community College next week, the first products of an unusual program.
June 2, 2008
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.
May 28, 2008
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.
May 27, 2008
As major efforts to measure the effectiveness of two-year institutions mature, some institutions report significant, data-driven policy shifts to improve student learning.
May 22, 2008
Beginning in 2009, New York U. will no longer award academic credit to freshmen for college courses they took while in high school.
May 19, 2008
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.
May 16, 2008
Agreement will shift almost all associate degrees from Indiana U. to Ivy Tech, seven years after state officials first called for that change.
May 15, 2008
New analysis shows significant gaps in percentages of enrollments at 2-year institutions, as well as in growth rates and tuition policies.
May 12, 2008

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.

May 8, 2008
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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