Fall enrollment at community colleges was down 10 percent from a year earlier, according to National Student Clearinghouse data.
By Lawrence Lanahan, The Hechinger Report
How will the fall of 2020 look for students, families and schools as the pandemic reshapes the education landscape? Community colleges, which educate about 40 percent of U.S. undergraduates, were already stretched thin. Now, their enrollment is expected to increase…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Cat Wise
The former vice president's $750 billion higher education plan represents a major expansion of the federal government's role in educating Americans beyond high school.
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
As colleges embrace strategies to bolster degree completion, this former community college president warns against creating a situation where part-time students become even more likely to drop out.
By Karen Stout, Inside Higher Ed
By Ashley A. Smith, Insider Higher Ed
If community colleges are going to close achievement gaps, they need to better accommodate part-time students, this report says.
Millions of college students are enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities, but many won't finish their degrees. The NewsHour wants to know what stands between students and achievement and what higher education officials can do to remove those obstacles.
The new program comes as several other jurisdictions, including the states of New York and Rhode Island, are considering free tuition programs.
By PBS NewsHour
In Cleveland, a special school-to-work program leads community college students to jobs at a local steel plant where hundreds of workers are expected to start retiring. Special correspondent Amy Hansen from WVIZ/PBS Idea Stream reports in a preview of American…
By PBS NewsHour
Tennessee is expecting record enrollment at its community colleges this year, under a new program that guarantees two years of tuition for free for students who meet some simple requirements. But can schools keep the students enrolled? Special correspondent Yasmeen…
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