community colleges

A $10,560 bachelor's degree?

Aug 22, 2014
Community colleges are getting into the business of awarding BA degrees.
Posted In: community colleges, bachelor's degree, vocational training, higher education

Tennessee Promise to make state's community colleges free

Feb 6, 2014
The announcement from the state's governor is part of a broader workforce development strategy. And similar moves have worked before.
Posted In: tennessee, community colleges, Tennessee Promise

Community colleges face retirement crisis

Jun 24, 2013
40 percent of community college presidents are expected to retire in the next five years.
Posted In: community colleges, Retirement, baby boomers

Michigan residents seek new path to the middle class

Dec 19, 2012
Community college replaces unionized auto factories as landmarks of economic mobility in Flint, Mich.
Posted In: Michigan, right to work, unions, auto industry, Flint, Education, community colleges, low-wage work

Brice Harris: California community colleges face education 'rationing'

Nov 5, 2012
Through the recession, community colleges have assumed a heavy burden: Get people ready for jobs at a time of tight employment and tight budgets.
Posted In: california, community colleges, state budget

For-profit college dropouts take wage hit

Aug 29, 2012
A new study indicates that students who drop out of for-profit colleges fare worse in terms of pay than those who quit community colleges.
Posted In: for-profit colleges, community colleges, Education

Community college raises prices on popular classes

Mar 30, 2012
Now to a community college here in Southern California that has been losing funding from the state. And to make up for that, Santa Monica College is jacking up tuition for its most popular classes by 500 percent.
Posted In: community colleges, college tuition