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A Different Kind of Pregnant Student

New effort focuses on preventing unwanted pregnancies at community colleges.

'The College Fear Factor'

Despite best intentions, today’s first-generation college students and their professors “misunderstand and ultimately fail one another” in the classroom, according...

The Part-Time Impact

Students not enrolled full time have less faculty interaction -- and so do full-timers at colleges with many part-timers, study finds.

Path to Transfer

Mount Holyoke College works to boost number of community college transfers, achieving unusual success for a liberal arts college.

Sophie's Choice for 2-Year Colleges

Throughout the last year, leaders of many four-year colleges have adopted the mantra that their institutions can "no longer be...

Unprecedented Demand, Dwindling Funding

Survey of state directors of community college systems finds many experienced midyear state budget cuts last year and expect another round of such cuts in 2010.

The Last Stop

Among last to start classes in California, community colleges on quarter system struggle -- amid severe budget cuts and overcrowding -- to serve students being turned away elsewhere.

Is Job Training Zero Sum Game?

Experts debate whether community colleges, in rush to embrace programs to create "green" jobs, are abandoning their training programs for manufacturing and construction jobs.