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Group Calls Remedial Education ‘Bridge to Nowhere’

by Catherine Morris | March 29, 2016 Complete College America, dedicated to improving graduation rates nationally, has dubbed remedi Read more

Chicago State U. Students Left Adrift Amid Budget Impasse

by Catherine Morris | March 27, 2016
The uncertainty surrounding the south Chicago institution’s future can be demoralizing, CSU s [...] Read more
Program to Help Pay for Community College for Detroit Grads

Program to Help Pay for Community College for Detroit Grads

| March 22, 2016
By Associated Press DETROIT — Detroit will start using state education tax dollars to fund a [...] Read more

Funding Still a Major Concern for Future Community College Leaders

by Catherine Morris | March 21, 2016
League of Innovation leaders debate issues that will affect the new generation of community col [...] Read more

Baccalaureate Degrees in Growing Demand at Community Colleges

by Catherine Morris |
The Innovations conference’s opening general session in Chicago on Sunday focused on the grow [...] Read more

Rose Makes Connection Between Incarceration and Career Growth

by Lois Elfman | March 8, 2016
Dr. Lisa H. Rose is researching how contact with the criminal justice system affects career opt [...] Read more

A2MEND Summit Addresses Strategies for Success of Black Male Students

by Jamal E. Mazyck | March 6, 2016
Annual A2MEND Summit continues to support Black males pursuing higher education through college [...] Read more

Booker T. Washington: A Complicated Legacy

by Donald Guy Generals | February 23, 2016
Booker T. Washington’s curriculum practice of connecting education to the social life and nee [...] Read more

Remedial Programs a Weak Spot at Community Colleges

by Catherine Morris |
Developmental education has been identified as one of the barriers to improved graduation and c [...] Read more

Reinvention Initiative Cause for Debate at City Colleges of Chicago

by Catherine Morris | February 22, 2016
Faculty leaders at The City Colleges of Chicago say there is conflict between the college’s o [...] Read more
Board Reprimands College President for Plagiarism

Board Reprimands College President for Plagiarism

by Associated Press | February 15, 2016
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa ― Trustees of an Iowa community college have reprimanded the school presid [...] Read more
Schumer Pushes Legislation to Reduce College Student Debt

Schumer Pushes Legislation to Reduce College Student Debt

by Associated Press |
SYRACUSE, N.Y. ― Sen. Charles Schumer says a new legislative package he’s promoting will pu [...] Read more
Open-source Textbooks Gain in Push for College Affordability

Open-source Textbooks Gain in Push for College Affordability

by Michael Melia, Associated Press | February 11, 2016
STORRS, Conn. ― The standard textbook for Fundamentals of General Chemistry I at the Universi [...] Read more

Expert: ‘Momentum Matters’ for Community College Students Who Transfer to 4-Year Schools

by Catherine Morris | January 19, 2016
Only 14 percent of students who transfer from community college to a four-year school graduate [...] Read more
Washington Lawmakers Propose Free Community College

Washington Lawmakers Propose Free Community College

by Associated Press |
OLYMPIA, Wash. ― A group of Democratic lawmakers in Washington have announced a proposal to m [...] Read more
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