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Feb 28, 2017
American Academy of Arts and Sciences makes the case for increasing foreign language learning capacity in a political climate that's increasingly anti-global.

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May 14, 2013

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.

April 26, 2013

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.

February 15, 2013

New investor-backed company teams up with public two-year colleges to create honors programs designed to attract top students and help them transfer.

February 5, 2013

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."

January 22, 2013

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.

December 21, 2012

Research backs reformers' criticism of remedial placement exams, but colleges rely heavily on them, a new study finds.

December 13, 2012

Complete College America enlists other groups in spelling out its call for immediate and fundamental changes to remedial education.

December 13, 2012

Community college in N.C. plans to evaluate "soft skills" and issue workplace readiness certificates for students who get passing marks.

September 17, 2012

After English department disappointed officials, administration said it would call off searches, send adjuncts "letters of non-reappointment," and tell students to take composition elsewhere. Now president says that was just a "worst-case scenario."

September 12, 2012

North Carolina's community colleges go big on curriculum tweaks for green jobs training, showing what a strong system office can do.

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