Getting through community college is a struggle for millions of students. Balancing work and school is harder than many expected. Many arrive on campus surprised to learn they aren't academically prepared. And, without a clear goal or needed guidance, more often than not, students don't make it to...
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July 09, 2012
June 14, 2012
Evaluation of a pilot program at CUNY to help student fast-track through developmental education shows promising results.
May 11, 2012
Research on summer developmental bridge programs shows encouraging results for raising students' math and English skills.
March 01, 2012
New research from CCRC suggests high school grades may be a better way to determine if community college students should be placed in developmental education.
February 01, 2012
Community colleges have their work cut out for them in closing the gap between student aspirations and results, a new report finds.
September 28, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education has announced that 34 colleges and universities will share $13 million in grant money as part of the Strengthening Institutions Program to help improve institutions to better serve low-income students. Funds can be used for planning, faculty development, academic pro...
September 09, 2011
New studies find that choosing a career path early is strongly correlated with community college students earning a degree.
June 24, 2011
The College Board and Pearson unveiled a new online tool today to help students who struggle get up to speed with college-level courses
April 27, 2011
As promised at last fall's White House Community College Summit, the administration is continuing to focus on this oft-overlooked sector of higher education with a virtual symposium from 2-5 p.m today. The event will be held at Montgomery Community College's Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus in Mary...