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Achieving the Dream, a nonprofit organization focused on community college student success, announced an initiative to increase rural colleges’ capacity to provide students with the skills they need to enter the workforce and to connect students to well-paid jobs.
Our notion of a transfer student must account for the fact that today’s students move in and out of institutions and different learning experiences.
Number of high school seniors completing U.S. financial aid form drops 10 percent; current students renew at healthy rates. Students from disadvantaged backgrounds seem disproportionately affected.
COVID-19 and uprisings for racial justice have called for a thorough transformation of how we prepare students for the professional world, writes Dana Hamdan.
A recent survey from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics found that community college is playing a greater role in the educational trajectories of people with bachelor's degrees.
Common App shows overall application increase, but the gains are for larger and more competitive colleges. SUNY applications fall by 20 percent.
College affordability remains a false promise without improving the community college transfer pipeline, argues Juana Sánchez.
Institutions should be embarrassed by the standard transcripts they have been issuing, unchanged for a century, and students should demand better, argues Fred Cutler.
The College Board’s Advanced Placement program now evaluates more than three million high school students each academic year, and is now itself being deeply evaluated by one of the most prominent conservative voices in education.