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2014 September 16 - 12:00 am

San Antonio Collaborates To Link Latino Students to Financial Aid

The Texas city — with a population of 1.4 million people, it’s seventh-largest city in the country and the second-largest in Texas — is in the fourth-year of a groundbreaking community-wide drive with an ambitious goal: by 2020, 50 percent of the city’s adult population will have some kind of college credential.
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2014 September 7 - 12:00 am

Competency-Based Education Takes Center Stage as ‘Next Big Thing’

But to faculty and administrators at Bellevue College, CBE is no experiment at all. As the 2013-14 academic year opens, CBE has secured a strong foothold at the college, eliciting an enthusiastic response from students and yielding promising academic results.
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2014 July 22 - 12:00 am

Initiative Builds Bridges Between High Schools and Colleges

Among 2012 high school graduates who did not enroll in college the following year, just 45 percent were able to find work of any kind two years later, and only half of the positions were full-time jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics..
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2014 May 13 - 12:00 am
According to the Instructional Technology Council, which has been surveying community college distance educators every year since 2004, enrollment in online classes at community colleges increased by 5.2 percent between 2012 and 2013. By comparison, over the same time period, overall enrollment at community colleges dipped by 3.

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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League Leads Effort To Embed Colleges In Public Health Education

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