Report from WestEd and Public Agenda finds students want to feel a closer connection with their community college from their freshman year through graduation.
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September 29, 2012
August 28, 2012
New study from the National Bureau of Economic Research tracks earning power of graduates from two-year, for-profit college programs.
July 25, 2012
New report on reverse transfer trends show paths that students take from four-year to two-year colleges.
July 19, 2012
The Aspen Institute releases data on top 120 community colleges that are finalists of its excellence prize.
July 16, 2012
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...
June 19, 2012
While the new Common Core State Standards emphasize college and career readiness, some feel "career" has not gotten the attention it needs. Today, a network of educators and policy advocates announced it will be working together with a handful of states to make sure students find opportunities throu...
June 15, 2012
College Board brief outlines growing enrollment in public higher education at a time of tighter state funding.
June 14, 2012
Evaluation of a pilot program at CUNY to help student fast-track through developmental education shows promising results.
June 12, 2012
Getting Latino students into and through college can be a challenge. Many are first-generation college students whose families aren't familiar with the U.S. higher education system and financial aid. There can be language barriers and a cultural reluctance to move away from family and borrow for s...
May 01, 2012
Study of Louisiana community college students shows academic preparation was strongest indicator of success over being a recipient of financial aid.