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Community College Leaders Skeptical of College Ratings

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NACCE: Navigating Changing Education Terrain

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10 States Debating Guns on Campus

Here’s a link to an interesting info-graphic on guns on campus: http://collegestats.org/articles/2012/06/10-states-debating-guns-on-campus/

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15 Colleges Earn $100,000 Grant from Walmart Foundation

             Fifteen community colleges will each receive a $100,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to bolster faculty and staff engagement in student success efforts being promoted by the Achieving the Dream reform effort..             Each college already has been designated … Continue reading

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Looking for Love on Capitol Hill

By Paul Bradley Editor, Community College Week On a dank and overcast Valentine’s Day, more than 800 community college leaders from around the country came to the nation’s Capitol looking for some love. The occasion was the annual Community College … Continue reading

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Budget Woes Threaten Completion Agenda

By Paul Bradley The ambitious community college completion agenda is colliding with harsh reality of shrinking budgets, overcrowded campuses and the absence of a lack of long-term financial plan to boost the number of Americans who hold degrees or certificates. … Continue reading

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New Measures of College Success

By Paul Bradley, Editor, Community College Week              How can community colleges nearly double their overall graduation rates nearly overnight?             Through creation of a combined “graduation and transfer rate” which would take into account both students who graduate from … Continue reading

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Solving the Math Equation

The CCWeek website has been updated. The new edition features work being done to solve the developmental math equation. Achieving the Dream colleges are moving the needle. Read at: http://www.ccweek.com/news/templates/template.aspx?articleid=2773&zoneid=7

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Traditional Classrooms Vanishing as Rise In Online Education Accelerates

By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week In the eight years that the Sloan Consortium has been tracking the growth in distance learning in the nation’s colleges and universities, its annual survey has documented one constant: rapid, unabated growth in … Continue reading

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Meeting of The Minds

Cooke Foundation Initiative Connects Transfers To Top Colleges (This article appeared in the Oct. 4 issue of Community College Week)  Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week  They are the oddest of higher education bedfellows, the rich kid and his poor … Continue reading

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