24 février 2018

Focus on Student Success Increases Well-Being

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new survey shows graduates from Achieving the Dream colleges report higher percentages of financial and community well-being compared to other community college alumni. More...

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Advising Equals Engaged Students

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Retention and graduation rates increase for community colleges that beef up or get creative with their student advising services. More...

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Dropping the D

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Transfer rates at North Carolina's Stanly Community College increased after the college made the simple grading change of no longer awarding D's. More...

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Why Transfer Mission Matters

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. With President Trump and others saying community colleges should focus only on vocational programs, some educators note the key role the institutions play in getting students on the road to bachelor's degrees. More...

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Tuition-Free, With Strings

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Advocates for free college worry that residency, course-load and drug-testing requirements will keep the neediest students out of state programs. More...

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Less Community, More Vocational

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. President Trump wants to see community colleges change names and shift focus to more job training, which two-year college leaders say they already do. More...

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Tennessee Gov. Wants 15 to Finish in Promise

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The Complete to Compete: Complete College Tennessee Act of 2018 would require freshmen enrolling in 2019 to complete 30 credit hours of courses in 12 months or risk losing a portion of their Promise scholarship. The "30-in-12" requirement would require the community and technical colleges to create "ready-made" structured schedules that build in the 30 hours. More...

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Laureate Shifts Focus

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Global education giant Laureate sells off some international institutions and refocuses on emerging markets. More...

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Liberal Indoctrination? Not So Much

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Numerous studies over the years have documented that professors, on average, lean left. And their political inclinations toward liberalism exceed those of the American public. More...

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The Power of Family Members

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. High school students report that family members are far more influential on future educational decisions than are teachers or counselors. More...

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