Posts Tagged as "community colleges"

Community College Students Struggle to Get Classes to Graduate on Time

Nov. 1, 2013 / By and
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Jacob Rios has been going to community college for about six years. Year after year he toiled to complete his general education courses, with each year coming one step closer to his seemingly unattainable associate’s degree...

Technology Outlook: Community, Technical, and Junior Colleges 2013-2018

May. 28, 2013 / By
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The NMC and the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), with the support of Dell Inc...

Agency Targeting Community Colleges Under Federal Pressure

Dec. 6, 2012 / By

EdSource Today, News Report, Louis Freedberg, Posted: Dec 03, 2012

The commission that accredits California’s community colleges, and has ordered City College of San Francisco to prepare for possible closure, has come under pressure from the federal government to make sure that the colleges under its jurisdiction comply in a timely way with the deficiencies it identifies...

Survival Skills for Today’s Community College Student

Apr. 9, 2012 / By
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Campaign for College Opportunity, Profile, Diane Wai, Posted: Apr 08, 2012

Editor’s Note: With shrinking funds for higher education due to budget cuts, students are facing an increasingly hostile environment on campus...

A Sense of “Despair” Hangs Over Community College Campus

Apr. 8, 2012 / By
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Amigos 805, Commentary, David Magallanes , Posted: Apr 08, 2012

As I walk across campus at the community college where I teach, I sometimes get the impression that I can almost hear my own footsteps as I walk toward my classroom or to an office I need to visit...

Axing Access for Community College Students

Jan. 9, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Li Miao Lovett, Posted: Jan 08, 2012

In the coming week, the Student Success Task Force will decide on a set of policies intended to streamline academic pathways for students enrolled in California’s community colleges, discouraging those who meander and giving incentives for those who achieve stated goals.