Community colleges

Nearly half of four-year college graduates attended two-year college

Smart Title: 

Study reveals nearly half of 4-year college graduates have attended a 2-year institution within 10 years of their college career.

Austin Community College's promising experiment with personalized remedial mathematics

Smart Title: 

Austin Community College builds the world's largest learning lab in a former mall, using it for a personalized form of remedial math that is getting good results.

Proposal to rename Technical College System of Georgia draws opposition

Smart Title: 

Georgia wants to force its technical colleges to use "career" in their names. Some educators say that would hurt their quality and confuse them with for-profits.

Arizona budget deal would eliminate all state funds for 3 large community college districts

Smart Title: 

Budget deal between Arizona's Republican governor and legislative leaders would completely eliminate state support for 3 large community college districts -- and make deep cuts to universities as well.

Tulsa Community College's free-tuition program has paid off while inspiring others

Smart Title: 

Tulsa Community College started offering free tuition eight years ago, helping to inspire Tennessee's program and, by extension, President Obama, while also boosting its degree production rates. 

Accelerated associate degree track at CUNY pays off and earns fans

Smart Title: 

CUNY's accelerated degree program for community college students doubles graduation rates and is cost-effective, a study finds. And the model may be exported to three Ohio colleges.

Two-year colleges in Washington State expand competency-based project with business degree

Smart Title: 

Eight Washington State community colleges will offer an online, competency-based business degree, as emerging form of higher education wins fans -- and some critics -- in the state.

Obama's higher education plan for the end of his term

Smart Title: 

The White House adds to its lengthy list of proposals for higher education, but faces long odds in Congress for most of the agenda.

Questions about whether Washington State's funding formula increases student completion

Smart Title: 

Study says Washington State's performance funding formula has not improved completion rates at two-year colleges, but officials at the system point to data that say otherwise.

Community college experts welcome Obama's plan, with some reservations

Smart Title: 

Obama's free tuition plan is a hit among community college leaders, but some experts worry about details and whether the money could be more targeted.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Community colleges
Back to Top