02 mars 2019

Changing of the Guard

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The influential presidents of two of the country's largest and most prominent community colleges are stepping down. More...

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Consolidation and Completion Gains

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Merger between a low-performing community college and a nearby university has increased graduation and transfer rates -- and could be a model for other colleges. More...

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Colleges Win National Honors for Student Success

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Amarillo College in Texas and Columbus State Community College in Ohio received the 2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award from Achieving the Dream during the organization's national conference on Tuesday. More...

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Student Survey Reveals Value in Tribal Colleges

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The Center for Community College Student Engagement released a report Wednesday that found students attending tribal institutions overwhelmingly agreed that their colleges' focus on culture and identity is valuable to their educations. More...

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What Community College Students Say Impedes Their Progress

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new survey finds they believe too much work and too little money keep them from graduating. But they also cite problems with online education and parking. More...

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Study: Student Borrowing May Lead to Academic Success in Community College

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new study challenges the notion that student loan debt is bad for people attending community colleges and finds that borrowing may actually increase their academic success. More...

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Aspen Seeks Federal Grant for Community Colleges

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The Aspen Institute's Economic Strategy Group released a series of policy papers Monday that focus on increasing Americans' work-force skills and expanding private-sector wage growth among low- and middle-income workers. More...

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For-Profits and Federal Revenue

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Sector would get an enrollment boost if Congress were to drop a 90 percent cap on revenue from federal sources, according to a new Brookings Institution analysis. More...

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Free College Idea Hinges on Merger With K-12

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The proposal from a Chicago mayoral candidate to offer free community college by merging the system with K-12 is unique. But local and national education experts say it wouldn’t work. More...

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Survey: Tepid Support for Free Speech Among Students

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. College students support free expression generally, but their appreciation wavers when they are questioned on more specific issues, according to the results of a new survey. More...

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