Community colleges

Community colleges negotiate transportation options to get students to class

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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