Commentary: To increase college completion rates, invest directly in public postsecondary institutions
Brookings Institution (blog)
To raise college degree attainment rates, Harvard University public policy professor David Deming proposes that Congress support a 1:1 federal matching grant for states that implement free college at their public postsecondary institutions.
Colorado House OKs proposal to allow community colleges to offer four-year nursing degrees
The version of HB-1086 that is advancing to the Senate contains amendments including that the degree would be a “completion program” at community colleges, meaning allowing existing associate degree in nursing students to complete a four-year degree.
Richmond Community College pathways help county ‘grow its own’ workforce
Richmond County Daily Journal
Every few months for the past four years, Richmond Community College (RCC) has announced a new “pathway” its students can take to begin studies at a four-year college — often, without ever leaving RCC.