Community colleges

Community college enrollment growth ends

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Community college enrollment drops slightly, but two-year institutions remain crowded after years of record growth.

Texas business group's billboard campaign on completion rates

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Texas Association of Business goes after community college graduation rates with a campaign that was influenced by Complete College America.

State budget cuts make completion goals difficult for community colleges

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Citing severe state budget woes, community college leaders are pessimistic about the feasibility of the push to graduate more students, survey finds.

For-profits lag behind other colleges in student outcomes

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New research attempts to better compare the performance of for-profit colleges with nonprofits by controlling for differences in student populations, with largely negative results for the industry.

Dramatic differences in how states fund community colleges

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New report notes wide variation in the way states support community colleges, even if none of them are providing enough money.

Achieving the Dream looks to increase adjunct faculty engagement

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Six colleges will pilot an initiative to increase adjunct faculty engagement in their campuses’ completion agendas.

Research universities rely on Salem Community College for glass technicians

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When it comes to finding skilled scientific glassblowers to create the instruments needed for engineering and research, there's only one place to turn: New Jersey's Salem Community College.

California Community Colleges board selects new chancellor

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Long Beach City College's leader, Eloy Ortiz Oakley, will head the California two-year-college system as its new chancellor.

Illinois community colleges deal with budget impasse

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Statewide budget deadlock continues to force some community colleges to cut or raise tuition, despite a recent short-term deal.

New funding approach in Washington incentivizes workforce programs at community colleges

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New formula in Washington State incentivizes community and technical college courses linked to industry demands, which may harm liberal arts-related fields of study.

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