Community Colleges

Hodgepodge Transfer Policies Costly

More than half of all college students in Texas are enrolled at community colleges, but the transfer rate to four-year universities is a dismal 28 percent.

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Rural Community Colleges Face Distinct Challenges

A state mandate to focus on two-year students rather than 'lifelong learners' threatens the campuses' valued role in the community, along with their financial health. Mendocino College is a prime example.

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City College Of San Francisco Trustees To Consider Major Cuts

A showdown is expected at City College of San Francisco on Thursday evening as trustees at the troubled school vote on whether to slash favored but costly ways of doing business.

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2-Year WA Tuition May Be Scaring Students Away

Community college tuition has gone up so much during the economic downturn that students at Washington's two-year colleges are now paying what a University of Washington student paid just over a decade ago.

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