Community College in the News

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January 28, 2018

Gov. Brown pushes online community college in his State of the State; faculty critic remains unmoved

“Governor Jerry Brown voiced strong support on January 25th during his State of the State message for a new online-only community college saying it wouldn’t detract from existing colleges, but it apparently failed to win over a key faculty critic.” Read More.

Rural Recruiting Problems

“A recent accreditation policy has many colleges -- particularly in rural areas -- struggling to find qualified instructors to teach popular dual-credit courses for high school students.” Read More.

Collaborating to Find Solutions Out of Remediation

“We should better inform students about the placement exam and allow them to retest after they've received more instruction, write W. Theory Thompson and Danae McLeod.” Read More.

Revised Data Shows Community Colleges Have Been Underappreciated

“The new data suggests that some community colleges are doing a much better job of preparing students for future success than they’ve gotten credit for.” Read More

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