24 novembre 2017

Boosting Completion by Softening Standards?

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. City Colleges of Chicago has received a heaping of praise in the last few years for dramatically improving single-digit graduation rates. More...

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Statewide and Online Only in California

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. More than two million Californians have attended college but don’t have a degree, which is a problem the state’s two-year system is trying to help solve with a new statewide, online-only college. Today the system will submit three options for the college to its Board of Governors. More...

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Partnering for Transfer

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Getting 37 institutions to agree on new student transfer pathways isn’t easy, but the Minnesota State system seems to have accomplished it. More...

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Bounty of Promise Programs in California

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. With nearly 50 different local tuition-free initiatives, California colleges contemplate how they may merge existing programs with a new statewide plan. More...

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DeVry Parent Company Makes Pledges to Students

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Adtalem Global Education this week announced the results of an independent review of progress on 21 commitments the company made to students on issues of recruitment, enrollment, student outcomes and informed student choice. More...

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Achieving the Dream’s New ‘Leader’ Colleges

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Eight community colleges in the Achieving the Dream network received the Leader College designation Wednesday. More...

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Public College, Industry Credentials

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Alabama will issue manufacturing industry certifications across its two-year college system in an effort to create a better educational pipeline to jobs in manufacturing and transportation. More...

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Using Promise to Rebuild

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Baltimore’s struggling two-year college considers a tuition-free program while undergoing a state-mandated reorganization. But some experts question what level of quality they’re offering students for free. More...

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Bumps in the Road for Rural Students

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The demands on rural community colleges when it comes to keeping students from dropping out extend far beyond academics.
Food, transportation, housing, health care and child care insecurities and lack of access to broadband internet dominated the concerns discussed by college leaders at the Rural Community College Alliance national conference here last week. More...

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How to Pay for Free Community College

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Philanthropy, income-sharing agreements, lottery revenues and children's savings accounts are just a few methods researchers across the country believe can create sustainable tuition-free programs, according to a set of new reports. More...

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