More students are skipping high school, going straight to college
This fall, a record 700 students are expected to pour through Rochester Community and Technical College’s doors — or take online courses — to take advantage of Postsecondary Enrollment Options, an educational route open to 11th- and 12th-grade students and, to a limited extent, 10th-graders.

Cheaper, ‘open’ textbooks are a goal in New Hampshire community college system
Concord Monitor
The initiative is targeting a total savings of $500,000 for students in seven community colleges. There were roughly 26,000 students enrolled in the two-year programs last academic year.


Greenville Tech looks to engage students through campus life
Greenville Journal
In South Carolina, Greenville Technical College is beefing up and re-branding its student activities department.

Commentary: To make ‘free college’ work, smooth out the path from community college to a bachelor’s degree
Los Angeles Times
An offer of free college will truly transform lives only if colleges and universities take steps to smooth the path from community college to a bachelor’s degree.

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