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Private colleges court community college students Wall Street Journal (subscription required) Small, private colleges have found a new place to troll for prospective students: At community colleges down the road, or even across the country….


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State colleges see surge in bachelor’s degrees, but is it too much of a good thing? Sun Sentinel The number of bachelor degrees offered at Florida community colleges has increased from 30 at four schools…


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Smart path to success Hawaii Business Magazine Community colleges offer low tuition (typically, a third less than a state university), convenient locations, open admissions and a broad spectrum of flexible courses in emerging fields where…


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Trump’s education secretary pick DeVos grilled by senators Greensboro News & Record Democrats on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee grilled the wealthy Republican donor on a range of issues Tuesday from sexual…


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Community colleges rethink remedial education NPR (with audio) With more than 2 million students, California has one of the largest community college systems in the country. But its graduation rates have been disappointing for years….



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State system seeks more funding for workforce programs Opelika-Auburn News The Alabama Community College System board of trustees approved a legislative agenda calling for more funding for workforce development and dual-enrollment programs. New degree offered…


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Branstad calls to cut $34M from higher ed this year Des Moines Register Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has proposed cutting more than $25.5 million from the Iowa Board of Regents and $8.7 million from the…


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Ore. lawmaker wants community colleges and universities to merge, if they want to OregonLive.com State Senate President Peter Courtney has introduced a controversial bill that would allow Oregon community colleges and public universities to voluntarily…


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Career center dedicated to helping tech ed students California Economy Reporting The Workplace Internship Network at Merced College provides personalized career and technical education completion counseling and connects students to internships that help launch their…