Community colleges

Community colleges negotiate transportation options to get students to class

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For some two-year institutions, public and mass transportation options, or the lack thereof, can be the difference in whether a student attends and stays in college.

Distance coaching expands in Indiana and Montana, where colleges have seen retention gains

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A company's success coaches, who work remotely, help Indiana's community colleges improve student retention.

Four types of students a professor encounters in the classroom (essay)

J. Mark McFadden describes four types of students he often encounters taking his English course: the Conspiracy Theorist, the Schemer, the Veteran and the Dreamer.

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Completion rates are key to Georgia State U's merger with Georgia Perimeter College

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Will merger with Georgia State U, a completion rate success story, boost the rock-bottom graduation rates of two-year Georgia Perimeter College?

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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