Texas community colleges create stackable credentials for jobs in booming oil and gas industry, so students can leave when hired and return later.
Community colleges use open-source, MOOC-style content as study guides for remedial courses, and some are choosing homegrown content over courses from MOOC providers.
Community colleges often require more than 60 credits for associate degrees, which could be a barrier to graduation for some students.
Segregation in higher education remains largely ignored, but two new studies show increasing concentrations of disadvantaged students at community colleges can affect completion rates.
Stanford pledges to pay for a master's in education for humanities Ph.D.s who want to become high school teachers.
Community colleges are using $1.5 billion from Labor Department to shift gears, by sharpening career focus and creating stackable credentials built on industry competencies.
Community college students prefer face-to-face courses over online ones in certain subjects and when they think a course is important, challenging or interesting, a study finds.
New investor-backed company teams up with public two-year colleges to create honors programs designed to attract top students and help them transfer.
As Stanford spurs discussion of trimming time-to-degree for Ph.D.s, CUNY offers model for public institutions that might want to kill tradition of grad school as a place you "check in and never check out."
Michigan is the latest state to allow community colleges to issue bachelor's degrees. But despite controversy and turf wars, actual practice remains limited, for now.
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