24 novembre 2017

Free Impact on N.Y. Community Colleges

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Tens of thousands of people have applied for or expressed interest in New York's free public college tuition program since it was announced earlier this year. And now that the academic year has started and those who qualified for the Excelsior Scholarship have begun classes, some colleges and universities are beginning to see the early effects of the program. More...

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More Scrutiny for Community Colleges

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Community college systems are finding they're under more scrutiny than ever before, especially when it comes to whether their students complete programs and graduate. More...

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Connecticut Unveils Community College Merger Plan

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education will review a plan Thursday that would place the state's 12 community colleges under one accredited institution, according to the Connecticut Post. More...

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Report Seeks Help for Low-Income Student Parents

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new report from the Hamilton Project at Brookings calls for a new grant program to address unmet needs of low-income student-parents. More...

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Calculating Real Cost of Community College

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A group of researchers organized by the Century Foundation is looking to understand the real cost of community college. More...

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The Fruits of Collaboration

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. An alliance of 11 public research universities shows that sharing data, ideas and practices can help more low-income students graduate. More...

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Keeping Close Tabs on the Local Job Market

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. St. Louis Community College’s annual employer study finds openings for middle-skilled employees but also concerns about applicants’ skills and training. More...

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Support for State Free Tuition Programs Grows

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new poll from the Campaign for Free College Tuition shows support continues to increase for free college tuition programs that benefit academically qualified students. More...

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Calif. 2-Year System Renames Fee Waiver as Promise Program

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The California Community Colleges announced Tuesday that the Board of Governors Fee Waiver program, which nearly half of the system's 2.1 million students with free tuition, would be renamed the California College Promise Grant. More...

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Graduation Rates for Dual-Enrolled Students

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new study from the Community College Research Center at Columbia University's Teachers College and the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center takes a state-by-state look at how students who take community college courses while still in high school fare after they transition to college. More...

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