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Mar 02, 2017
As Tennessee’s Promise program expands to include adult students, other community college scholarship programs are figuring out how to replicate its success.

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February 11, 2014

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.

October 21, 2013

Accelerated remediation starts to catch on at California community colleges, but might be slowed down by public university transfer policies.

May 7, 2013

Community colleges expect little of their first-year students, study finds, but students fail to meet even low standards.

February 27, 2013

High school achievement tests are good predictors of performance for students at California's community colleges, but study also finds troubling achievement gaps.

February 19, 2013

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.

December 3, 2012

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.

September 18, 2012

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.

August 6, 2012

South Georgia Technical College will give students free texts starting this fall.

June 19, 2012

The conclusion that remedial education has failed is based on flawed interpretations of data and unsupported assertions, write Hunter R. Boylan and Alexandros Goudas.

April 20, 2012

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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