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2015 February 4 - 06:10 am

These young people, who pursue but do not complete their higher education, are the new forgotten half

In 1988, the William T. Grant Foundation issued a report on what it termed “The Forgotten Half,” the high school graduates who never went on to college. The report found that while the nation wa
2015 January 19 - 10:27 pm

Higher Ed Leaders Weigh in on President Obama's Proposal for Free Community College

Mindful of the potential political obstacles, Obama administration officials said they wanted to start a conversation about higher education when they announced an initiative that would guarantee f
2015 January 7 - 02:44 am

Featuring Professional Development, Alternative Certification, Baccalaureate Programs and more

National education reform efforts have placed a premium on the training of public school teachers. Demands are growing for teachers to demonstrate subject expertise and classroom success, and communit
2014 December 19 - 12:26 am

Looking back at 2014: A Retrospective

All across Tennessee, from Nashville to Memphis, from Knoxville to Chattanooga, community colleges are preparing to welcome the High School Class of 2015 — the first class to qualify for free tui
2014 November 10 - 01:20 pm

How Community Colleges are Integrating the Humanities into STEM Instruction

 There is little doubt the importance of STEM education today.  From the K-12 system and post-secondary institutions to business, industry and government, most everyone is focused on, or
2014 October 13 - 07:13 pm

Recruiters Have Been Fanning out Across the state to Tell Students About The Tennessee Promise

 All across Tennessee, from Nashville to Memphis, from Knoxville tom Chattanooga, community colleges are preparing to welcome the High School Class of 2015 – the first class to qualify for fr
2014 September 30 - 08:56 pm

Community college leaders continue to raise concerns about President Obama’s proposed college ratings system

With the first draft of President Obama’s proposed college ratings system due to be released within weeks, community college leaders continue to raise concerns about the plan. It’s intended to slow the rapid rise in college costs by rating colleges on things such as tuition, graduation rates, debt and earnings of graduates, and the percentage of lower-income students who attend.
2014 July 22 - 08:30 pm
From an initial facility housed in a former tire factory 46 years ago, Hostos has become a prominent institution of higher learning, serving 7,000 students and more than 13,000 continuing education students. Among other things, the college has established a host of support programs to help its large number of immigrant and minority students. We take a look at some of the Aspen finalists, including Chicago’s Kennedy-King College and Brazosport College in Texas, which just three years ago was on a list of colleges that state lawmakers wanted to close.
2014 June 30 - 02:46 pm

Coming in the Monday, July 7, 2014 Community College Week issue

Numerous colleges reported record numbers of grads as many of the students who flocked to campus during the Great Recession finished up their studies.

Advocates Say Full Academic Load Is Key to On-Time Graduation

helps students. College students who enroll in 15 credits in their first semester, and 30 credits a year, accumulate mor... Full Story

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