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.
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.
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Is the remedial policy working?
Howard's strategy to help students with debts to the university.
Voters approve hundreds of millions of dollars in projects at community colleges -- and reject measures in several districts.
NSF panel members are stunned to find impact of community colleges in producing math and science graduates.
Community colleges urged to rethink how they find professors -- and how they structure search committees.
When it comes to endowments, most colleges don't tell students and alumni how they spend funds, survey finds.
Community colleges find that intense programs make a difference on retention and academic performance -- particularly for minority students.
Modest bonuses improve academic success for community college students with significant need, study finds.
TV station owned by Calif. 2-year college says fine for airing Martin Scorsese documentary could chill free speech.
For years, education experts have been saying that community colleges offer an underutilized path in higher education. States spend less money per student there and tuition is much lower. The institutions' emphasis on teaching and on recruiting low-income and minority students means that they reach and graduate many students overlooked by flagships or who can't afford them. While many efforts in recent years have tried to ease transfer from two- to four-year institutions, elite colleges haven't always been part of the equation.
First Latino chancellor of community college district resigns after 3 years -- amid disputes over what went wrong.
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