Commentary: What if online education simply doesn’t work?
Online programs routinely fail students in need of remediation or those without high self-motivation, and at community colleges, where those populations are heavily represented, nearly 60 percent of school administrators said students performed worse in online classes than in traditional classes.
New Iowa law makes it easier for private school students to take community college courses
Students at private high schools in Iowa can now take community college courses without having to pay to enroll in a public school district.
Many college students don’t plan on paying off student loans
A survey finds only 65 percent of college students plan to pay off their students loans in full and on time, down from 88 percent seven years ago.
Michigan college proposes outsourcing IT
A three-day outage prompted Washtenaw Community College to consider outsourcing its technology services to Ellucian, which could save the college around $600,000 a year.
Pennsylvania college hosts camps for children
Luzerne County Community College is offering children’s summer camps in culinary arts, mobile apps, “conceptual generated imagery,” robotics, visual arts and music recording.