Community college leaders say "completion agenda" has been good for the sector, even when painful, but they worry that the focus could have unintended consequences if it becomes a fixation.
Amid a financial crisis, California's community college system proposes an end to students repeating courses they've already passed, particularly physical education and arts courses.
At U. of Maryland University College, often held up as a model institution, faculty expressed concerns about president's leadership long before she was placed on leave last week.
A fire chief without a college education sparks disagreement about growing value of degrees for firefighters.
Community colleges get $500 million for job training programs from the White House; 10 states fail to land any grants.
Educators consider how they can get "near-completers" to finish up their college degrees.
Mott Community College, located in Flint, Mich., got an earful over its plan to shutter a struggling auto body repair program.
1 in 10 adults reports being in college degree or certificate programs for work-related reasons.
Over the next decade, enrollment of women and full-time students is projected to outpace that of other groups.
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