More students enrolled in college when the recession began, new data from the National Student Clearinghouse show, but a smaller percentage graduated within six years.
Community colleges gain traction in push to reinstate federal aid for students without a high school diploma, less so for bringing back "summer Pell."
Momentum and criticism build for tuition-free community college plans, but even some skeptics say scholarships in Tennessee and Chicago could bring in more low-income students.
Community college instructors across disciplines can teach reading comprehension, thanks to an expanding training program that is winning believers.
California's Democratic leaders have taken a gentler approach in push for the state's colleges to get creative with online courses, including with a $50 million award fund.
Tennessee's Republican governor, Bill Haslam, is big on accountability in higher education -- and he backs it up with state funding. He also staked his legacy to making community college tuition-free.
The community college that serves students not unlike Michael Brown is a local hub important enough that Attorney General Holder made the campus his first stop. Local students see the college as a way out.
Employers view for-profits and community colleges equally on job applications, a novel study finds, but what that means is in the eye of the beholder.
Community colleges ask Washington for help on a federal loan-default measure they say is snagging colleges where relatively few students borrow.
New data on the 31 million Americans who attended college but failed to earn a credential, including details about 4 million who are almost there.
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