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College admissions scandal highlights fundamental flaws in higher education Fox News Community colleges and technical training programs should be equilibrated with university degrees — both in funding and cultural value, writes Gary Shapiro, president and…


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New regional higher-learning initiative targets worker shortages Journal Times Wisconsin’s Higher Education Regional Alliance, a program that includes 18 regional colleges, is in partnership with a growing list of commercial and industrial members working on…


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Commentary: What if online education simply doesn’t work? Forbes 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…


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Community college helps first-generation students Spectrum News 1 El Camino College in California provides extra supports to help first-generation students, a population that makes up about half of its student body. Commentary: Invest in Illinois…


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New Oklahoma budget backs concurrent enrollment program Oklahoman.com More than $13 million is being designated to fund concurrent enrollment to help state colleges pay for high school seniors to take college classes, an increase of…


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To boost low-wage workers, an influential funder turns to community colleges Inside Philanthropy While colleges and universities raised a staggering $43.6 billion in 2017, only 1.5 percent of charitable gift dollars raised by educational institutions…


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Pennsylvania community colleges expand with 70 new programs WTAJ – www.wearecentralpa.com Looking to expand its large catalog of certificates, diplomas, and degrees, Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges will now offer 70 new programs in wide-ranging, in-demand…


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A Michigan college to forgive tuition debt for some returning students MLive.com Former Muskegon Community College students who owe the school money can now return and have those debts forgiven. Prison-based college presents challenges, but…


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Little support in U.S. for college students raising children PBS NewsHour Weekend After years squeezing morning and night class between part-time jobs and countless trips to and from daycare and after-school programs, Amber Angel, a…


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Warner reintroduces student debt relief bill FairfaxNews.com With the Senate preparing to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virginia) has reintroduced three pieces of legislation aimed at providing urgent relief to borrowers amid…