Community college tries fixing roadblocks to completion
Marketplace.org (with audio)
Just before noon on a recent Thursday, Robert Piluso’s English 1A class was wrapping up at Mt. San Antonio College near Los Angeles. Many of his busy students headed off to jobs or home to take care of children.
Editorial: Partnerships ease path to college degree
Durham Herald Sun
For many high school graduates, one way of navigating those conflicting challenges is to take advantage of the generally lower cost of community colleges for the first two years of higher education.
U.S. halts new rules aimed at abuses by for-profit colleges
New York Times
The move comes just over two weeks before the rules were to take effect on July 1. The U.S. Education Department said it would form new rule-making committees to study the regulations and would hold off on implementing them until the review was completed.