Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Feb 26, 2015
CUNY's accelerated degree program for community college students doubles graduation rates and is cost-effective, a study finds. And the model may be exported to three Ohio colleges.

Booklets

"The Debate on Free Tuition at Community Colleges" is a compilation of articles on an idea gaining traction among policy makers.

The compilation -- in print-on-demand format -- features articles on the program in Tennessee, other state plans and President Obama's proposal, and opinion pieces that critique and praise the concept.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here. And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, March 17 at 3 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

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

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 25, 2015 - 10:07pm

It's time for free textbooks.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 24, 2015 - 3:43am

Who makes the decisions?

 

Archive

March 27, 2007

At community colleges, those who teach writing have far more students per semester than may be educationally sound, survey finds.

March 22, 2007

Complaints about federal measures are valid, study finds, but dealing with issues raised by the complaints has little relative impact.

March 14, 2007

Classes at the Community College of Philadelphia were suspended indefinitely Tuesday morning as picketers gathered at building entrances for the start of a faculty and staff strike.

March 9, 2007

I’m in my 29th year of community college work -- nearly three decades of completed service and the happy land of defined benefit retirement compose the visible diptych on my life-line horizon. For most of my career, I have taught introductory English and composition.

March 8, 2007

Constant state and local dollars for public colleges rose in 2006, but five-year picture points to underlying financial problems.

March 7, 2007

As most of American higher education has over time abandoned the idea that the best way to ensure access to college is by keeping tuitions low, California has clung to the principle as it was laid out in the state's 1960 master plan for higher education. To this day, students at its community colleges pay by far the country's lowest "fees" (a phrase the state uses in lieu of tuition).

February 21, 2007

Indiana U. takes close look at program to award degrees for 3 years of community college work and 1 year of online courses.

February 2, 2007

Researchers say California policies on community colleges, with focus on access, have inadvertently built barriers to degree completion.

January 24, 2007

At Minnesota’s Hibbing Community College, football stats tell a tale but, as surely as looking at rushing yards without passing could slant any analysis, here too are numbers most meaningful when read in formation:

December 20, 2006

State and local community college panels in North Carolina tangle over a range of oversight issues.

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