Replacing a required humanities course with a class based on the popular self-help book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has faculty up in arms at one community college.
Accelerated remediation starts to catch on at California community colleges, but might be slowed down by public university transfer policies.
Community colleges expect little of their first-year students, study finds, but students fail to meet even low standards.
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.
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