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

April 11, 2005

Community college leaders gather amid concern about their ability to meet enrollment demands.

April 8, 2005

Sallie Mae unveils new programs for community colleges -- at a time when borrowing by some of their students is on the rise.

March 24, 2005

A few weeks after ending study abroad program in Spain for practical and political reasons, a community collegereverses itself.

March 22, 2005

An unusual accrediting dispute could lead to significant changes in how colleges are evaluated.

March 21, 2005

Students at a community college in Los Angeles want to know why a division of Playboy was allowed to shoot a video on their institution's baseball field. The answer? $5,000.

March 11, 2005

Moving expeditiously, the full chamber approves a vocational education bill.

March 10, 2005

Cuts in California's Ventura County Community College District infuriate professors and students.

March 10, 2005

In the prevailing climate of recent Congresses, dominated by the push for belt tightening and the shift of power to the states, college officials and other beneficiaries of federal funds tend to shudder when lawmakers use the words "streamline" or "consolidate" to refer to key programs. Too often, the officials fear, the words "eliminate" or "reduce" will follow at some later date.

March 9, 2005

More traditional-aged undergraduates are starting at community colleges.

March 7, 2005

A community college district abandons a program in Spain, citing terror and cost concerns. One trustee blames Spain's withdrawal of troops in Iraq.

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