CC Week - Analysis http://ccweek.com/articles.sec-59-1-analysis.html Sat, 22 Jul 17 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 Rising And Falling - As Economy Improves, College Enrollment Slides http://ccweek.com/article-4964-rising-and-falling.html Rising And Falling - As Economy Improves, College Enrollment Slides
As the U.S. economy continues to recover from the 2008 Great Recession, America’s community colleges continue to experience declining enrollments, overall. However, those overall declines mask great variability in enrollment changes, which in this year’s analysis, varied from 65 percent increase to a 260 percent decrease....]]>
Flatlining - Completions Decline Slightly as Economy Improves http://ccweek.com/article-4734-flatlining.html Flatlining - Completions Decline Slightly as Economy Improves
concerns over growing student loan debt and the ability of college graduates to obtain suitable work, the nation’s colleges and universities continue to be pressed to produce more degree recipients....]]>
FASTEST-GROWING COMMUNITY COLLEGES, 2014 - Analysis - FASTEST-GROWING COMMUNITY COLLEGES, 2014 - Analysis http://ccweek.com/article-4289-fastest-growing-community-colleges-2014-analysis.html FASTEST-GROWING COMMUNITY COLLEGES, 2014 - Analysis - FASTEST-GROWING COMMUNITY COLLEGES, 2014 - Analysis
FASTEST-GROWING COMMUNITY COLLEGES, 2014 - Analysis....]]>
Top 100, 2014 Analysis: Edging Downward - Despite Decline, Associate Degree Awards Still Exceed 1 Million http://ccweek.com/article-4110-top-100-2014-analysis-edging-downward.html Top 100, 2014 Analysis: Edging Downward - Despite Decline, Associate Degree Awards Still Exceed 1 Million
the past year, the U.S. economy continued its slow but steady return from the Great Recession of 2008. In last year’s Top 100 analysis, we illustrated how the recovery was manifest in slight downturns in numbers of typically vocationally oriented certificate conferrals from their record high levels in 2010 and 2011....]]>
Leadership Challenges http://ccweek.com/article-3933-leadership-challenges.html Leadership Challenges
Each year, ITC has asked distance education administrators to rank the challenges they face with regard to administering online courses. From 2004 to 2010, their number-one challenge was a lack of proper support staff to help them train faculty and provide technical assistance to faculty and students....]]>
ANALYSIS: A Downward Trend http://ccweek.com/article-3764-analysis-a-downward-trend.html ANALYSIS: A Downward Trend
As The Economy Improves and GDP Grows, Enrollment Heads in Opposite Direction ...]]>
ANALYSIS: Rising High http://ccweek.com/article-3457-analysis-rising-high.html ANALYSIS: Rising High
Number of Associate Degrees Conferred Jumps by 8 Percent ...]]>
ANALYSIS: Bye-Bye Boom Times http://ccweek.com/article-3208-analysis-bye-bye-boom-times.html ANALYSIS: Bye-Bye Boom Times
Community College Enrollment Dips From Record Highs ...]]>
NEWS ANALYSIS: La. Regents Board Questions Value of Studies http://ccweek.com/article-3065-news-analysis-la-regents-board-questions-value-of-studies.html NEWS ANALYSIS: La. Regents Board Questions Value of Studies
Study season is underway for state higher education leaders, laden with requests from lawmakers who are pushing ideological positions but couldn’t get enough colleagues to vote with them on the ideas. ...]]>
TOP100 ANALYSIS: Opposite Tracks http://ccweek.com/article-2987-top100-analysis-opposite-tracks.html TOP100 ANALYSIS: Opposite Tracks
Degree Awards Continue Rise As Short-Term Certificates Dip ...]]>
NEWS ANALYSIS: 2012 Outlook: State Revenue Rises, But Not Enough To Offset Past Cuts http://ccweek.com/article-2789-news-analysis-2012-outlook-state-revenue-rises-but-not-enough-to-offset-past-cuts.html NEWS ANALYSIS: 2012 Outlook: State Revenue Rises, But Not Enough To Offset Past Cuts
College students clash with administrators over steeply rising tuition. Public employees shut down statehouses amid cuts to pay and retirement benefits. Teachers and social welfare advocates protest budget cuts. Lawmakers struggle to cope with sharp declines in tax revenue. ...]]>
NEWS ANALYSIS: Washington Has Limited Tools in Reducing Education Costs http://ccweek.com/article-2744-news-analysis-washington-has-limited-tools-in-reducing-education-costs.html NEWS ANALYSIS: Washington Has Limited Tools in Reducing Education Costs
At a meeting with college leaders, President Barack Obama was looking for ideas. Amid record budget deficits, can Washington actually do anything to help make American colleges less expensive and more productive? ...]]>
NEWS ANALYSIS: Student Borrowing Surge Creates ‘Bubble’ Concerns http://ccweek.com/article-2745-news-analysis-student-borrowing-surge-creates-%25E2%2580%2598bubble%25E2%2580%2599-concerns.html NEWS ANALYSIS: Student Borrowing Surge Creates ‘Bubble’ Concerns
Louisiana’s lawmakers have repeatedly refused proposals to change the state’s free college tuition program called TOPS. In recent years, they’ve rejected caps on funding, repayment by students who lose the awards because of poor grades and bids to tie the money to students’ financial need. ...]]>
ANALYSIS: Slowing Down http://ccweek.com/article-2692-analysis-slowing-down.html ANALYSIS: Slowing Down
Enrollment Gains Moderate After Years of Rapid Growth ...]]>
NEWS ANALYSIS: Student Borrowing Surge Creates ‘Bubble’ Concerns http://ccweek.com/article-2693-news-analysis-student-borrowing-surge-creates-%25E2%2580%2598bubble%25E2%2580%2599-concerns.html NEWS ANALYSIS: Student Borrowing Surge Creates ‘Bubble’ Concerns
First the dot.coms popped, then mortgages. Are student loans and higher education the next bubble, the latest investment craze inflating on borrowed money and misplaced faith it can never go bad? ...]]>
NEWS ANALYSIS http://ccweek.com/article-2680-news-analysis.html NEWS ANALYSIS
It was a transformation that was, by historical standards, remarkably swift: The decade of the 2000s saw a fundamental shift in how Americans answer the question “Who will pay for college?” The bill at public universities is higher than ever, and students and their families are footing a greater share of it. ...]]>
ANALYSIS: Bad Times, Good Times http://ccweek.com/article-2483-analysis-bad-times-good-times.html ANALYSIS: Bad Times, Good Times
Degree Awards Set Record Despite Rocky Educational Landscape ...]]>
ANALYSIS: Down Means Up http://ccweek.com/article-2113-analysis-down-means-up.html ANALYSIS: Down Means Up
Community College Enrollment Surges as Economy Sags ...]]>
ANALYSIS: New Mix of Numbers http://ccweek.com/article-1106-analysis-new-mix-of-numbers.html ANALYSIS: New Mix of Numbers
Like Students They Serve, Top Degree Producers Are Growing in Diversity...]]>
ANALYSIS CHARTS: http://ccweek.com/article-1107-analysis-charts.html ANALYSIS CHARTS:
Ten-year trends for Associate, One- and Two-Year Certificates; Carnegie Degree Level/Institution Type and Associate Degrees Conferred in 2007-08 by Carnegie Associate Institutions with New Typology...]]>
Analyzing the Data http://ccweek.com/article-46-analyzing-the-data.html Analyzing the Data
Community Colleges are involved in the business of many things: offering associate-degree programs and one- and two-year certificates, preparing students to transfer to four-year colleges, vocational training, personal enrichment, community engagement, and business development—just to name a few....]]>