High school achievement tests are good predictors of performance for students at California's community colleges, but study also finds troubling achievement gaps.
Long Beach City College and South Texas College work with local high schools to prevent students from falling into the quagmire of remedial courses, and placement tests aren't the answer.
Seeing strength in numbers, adjunct faculty from across the Washington, D.C. region hope to form a metropolitan union to fight for equity in pay, benefits and more.
Colleges and policymakers could help more students succeed by making non-academic college readiness part of Common Core standards, write Melinda Mechur Karp and Rachel Hare Bork.
South Georgia Technical College will give students free texts starting this fall.
The conclusion that remedial education has failed is based on flawed interpretations of data and unsupported assertions, write Hunter R. Boylan and Alexandros Goudas.
For two decades, Brownsville's community college and university shared almost everything. Now they're separating, posing challenges and opportunities for both sides.
Connecticut lawmakers want to eliminate all non-credit remedial courses. While a compromise is likely to emerge, the state's approach is seen as visionary by some, foolish by others.
Project links pregnancy planning with finishing degrees, and brings edgy course content to two-year college curriculums.
Courses on how to learn and manage college life can boost graduation rates. The classes are catching on -- slowly -- at community colleges, but face resistance.
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