In a new book, experts from the Community College Research Center call for reforming two-year colleges by increasing support and guidance for students on career pathways.
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March 23, 2015
March 09, 2015
A new report from the Center for Community College Student Engagement shows steady improvement over the past decade in how students feel connected on campus and challenged academically.
March 02, 2015
A new study finds students in Florida community colleges often do not transfer to four-year universities because they are located too far from their homes.
February 26, 2015
The City University of New York finds that a comprehensive support program helped double graduation rates among community college students.
February 17, 2015
A survey of state directors of community colleges finds most states had flat to declining completion rates last year.
January 21, 2015
America's College Promise was the biggest education item outlined by the President in his State of the Union address, but its passage faces big hurdles in the Republican-controlled Congress.
January 14, 2015
Researchers found that a 2007 performance accountability policy in Washington state did not lead to greater retention or associate's degrees at community college, but short-term certificates did increase.
January 09, 2015
Some are encouraged by President Obama's proposal to fund two years of free community college, but others are skeptical of the approach.
December 10, 2014
Congressional federal budget compromise includes slightly more funding for college access programs and student aid grants.
November 06, 2014
While long-term certificates and associate degrees earned at community colleges can lead to higher wages, a new study finds minimal benefits from short-term certificates with wide variation by field of study.