Commentary: Louisiana ends remedial courses at its public colleges and universities
With that decision, Louisiana’s higher ed institutions will join a growing number of schools that are abandoning remedial (or developmental) education in favor of an alternative known as corequisite education.
A fast, frugal track to a cook’s career? Community college
New York Times
As culinary programs dwindle and restaurants hunt for help, these local campuses are adding state-of-the-art cooking schools at a friendly price.
Community college enrollment is down, but skilled-trades programs are booming
National Public Radio
Across the country, associate degree programs in fields like HVAC and automotive repair have seen enrollment numbers swell.
Dorms eyed for community colleges to ease California housing crunch
Visalia Times Delta
At Sierra College just north of Sacramento, every semester brings at least one guarantee: a very long wait list for housing in the college’s residence hall.
Commentary: Community college and the role in post-pandemic rebuild
Community colleges have a proven track record of contributing talented workers to the local economy. With established partnerships and relationships with local employers, workforce development programs, apprenticeship and internship initiatives, and other services, students are poised to quickly launch successful careers right here at home.