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Aug 13, 2015
Michigan's community colleges have found success in tapping an unusual funding mechanism to partner with local employers to train new employees.

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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.

July 18, 2012

The manufacturing industry's alternative credentialing system goes forward, but leans on new higher education partners. The stackable credentials are a promising blend of competency and academics.

February 21, 2012

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.

October 27, 2011

A fire chief without a college education sparks disagreement about growing value of degrees for firefighters.

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