Community college leaders in Virginia and other states say their schools' roles in giving students an affordable education and job training are undervalued, so they're banding together to fight for federal policy changes.
The state's colleges and universities have not taken all the steps mandated by the Tennessee legislature to make it easier for students to attend lower-cost community colleges and then transfer the credits to the universities, a new performance audit says.
Members of the board of trustees at Roxbury Community College said at their public meeting Tuesday that school funding could be in jeopardy if embattled college president Terrence A. Gomes remains in the post he has held since 2003.
For about 1,400 students at Roxbury Community College, the checks are finally in the mail. And the mad scramble to get them out is just another sign of the dysfunction choking what should be an important Boston institution.