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Few Community College Students Make It To A Four-Year University

WGBH: On Campus | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.19.2016 | College

A new report released Tuesday finds only 14 percent of community college students nationwide transfer to four-year schools and earn a bachelors’ deg...

Why Community College Students Are In Demand

us news | Kelsey Sheehy | Posted 12.01.2014 | College

This article comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report, where it was originally published. Graduates of community college programs are hard-...

'We Have Allowed Community Colleges To Become Separate And Unequal'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.06.2014 | College

Vladimir de Jesus is an art major at LaGuardia Community College in New York City. After six years in school, he still doesn't yet have an associate's...

The 10 Percent Solution

Ira Rubenzahl | Posted 08.18.2013 | College
Ira Rubenzahl

By opening their doors to community college students, four-year colleges, especially the private elites, will make their student body more diverse creating a better educational environment for their traditional students.

High Schools May Have To pay For Unprepared Graduates

| Jackie Mader | Posted 01.30.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. Mississippi and Maine have become the latest in a series of states to question whether sch...

What Obama Can Do for Community Colleges

Tom Snyder | Posted 01.21.2013 | College
Tom Snyder

Getting America back to work is a top priority for President Obama. The nation's community colleges now offer proven solutions to high unemployment. But they all need additional help from Washington to educate young people, guide career-changers and train displaced workers.

Strengthening the Pathway to Higher Education

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 01.19.2013 | Education
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

College access is a national imperative. Once first in the world, the United States now ranks 12th among 36 developed nations in the percentage of the population with a college degree.

Community College: An Economic Engine

Pamela T. Luster, Ed.D. | Posted 09.02.2012 | College
Pamela T. Luster, Ed.D.

Community colleges are a significant economic engine for the U.S. Thousands of students each year complete courses, certificates and degrees enabling them to enter the workforce directly, or transfer to universities.