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A new report says the wealthy do not disproportionately benefit from public subsidies, but some wonder whether low-income students get enough.

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October 11, 2013

A year after big protests over the idea, a new California law will allow several community colleges to charge more for overbooked courses.

 

August 2, 2013

A community college in Michigan offers "tuition amnesty" to collect some of what former students owe and to re-enroll them.

July 10, 2013

A program is helping low-income students at seven community colleges discover new avenues of financial support, in hopes of increasing college completion.

June 28, 2013

Ivy Tech, one of the nation's most acclaimed and centralized community college systems, contemplates wave of campus closures.

May 28, 2013

Segregation in higher education remains largely ignored, but two new studies show increasing concentrations of disadvantaged students at community colleges can affect completion rates.

May 23, 2013

Community colleges struggle to serve a growing share of disadvantaged students, report finds, while public funding skews toward four-year institutions.

May 22, 2013

As budget crunch eases at California's community colleges, a lawmaker pushes two-tiered tuition, a solution both faculty groups and system leaders oppose.

May 22, 2013

While other colleges have cut adjuncts' hours to avoid insurance mandates ahead of the Affordable Care Act taking effect, College of DuPage is offering some adjuncts coverage under a new "lecturer" designation.

January 30, 2013

Associate degrees pay off for both students and taxpayers, report finds, but state funding of community colleges still lags.

December 10, 2012

With student debt surpassing $1 trillion, graduate school deans discuss the implications for graduate school admissions and retention and the importance of financial literacy.

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