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Commentary: California community colleges needed to close degree gap CALMatters We cannot evaluate allowing community colleges to offer four-year degrees unless, in fact, they are able to do so without those tight restrictions. Bay State…


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Commentary: The 8 most confusing things about FAFSA New York Times The form continues to confound students, especially those of limited means. Higher education bill could heat up competition for adult students Wall Street Journal…


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4 degrees that are better to earn at a community college U.S. News An associate degree or technical certificate in a high-tech field can pay big dividends. Community college instructor to lead National Association of…


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Community colleges struggle to build women’s basketball teams Chicago Daily Herald Although basketball is the top girls high school sport nationwide and attracted 16,929 participants in Illinois last year, its popularity hasn’t carried over to…


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Germanna Community College awards 771 degrees and certificates at fall commencement Culpepper Star-Exponent At Germanna Community College’s fall commencement ceremony Thursday, Cynthia Tyler told her peers about her journey from stay-at-home mom to a graduate…


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Community colleges are lowering the cost of education New Jersey Monthly Community colleges are positioned as an antidote to the staggering costs of most four-year schools. Here’s how they fill this growing need. City finalizes…


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Faculty speak out against community college consolidation plan Hartford Courant With the Board of Regents for Higher Education poised to vote Thursday on a cost-saving plan to consolidate the state’s 12 community colleges, some faculty…


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ECCC: Report shows high marks for student success, student progress Meridian Star Mississippi’s Community College Report Card incorporates measures closely aligned with the Voluntary Framework of Accountability developed by the American Association of Community Colleges….


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Commentary: Look to community colleges for diverse tech-industry talent Seattle Times Seattle’s technology industry has a diversity problem, writes Sheila Edwards Lange, president of Seattle Central College. Filling adjunct teaching jobs in math, science now…


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How the GOP tax bill would affect community colleges NPR (with audio) The tax overhaul making its way though Congress includes some provisions that worry Jose Adames, president of El Centro College, a community college…