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Latest Community colleges in the United States Stories

2012-10-31 03:24:34

Community colleges in the United States have made huge strides since 2008 in cultivating a global workforce.

2010-10-30 00:00:46

My Colleges and Careers Re-launches Search Portal For Online Doctoral Programs Many people begin their career and realize that in order to advance in the work force, additional education is needed.

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2010-07-16 09:00:00

High schools need to work with community colleges to align their curricula better and to reduce the number of students who need to enroll in remedial courses.

2009-07-14 13:09:43

Popular culture may have an uncharitable attitude toward community colleges, but a University of Illinois expert in education says they are an underfunded community asset and an invaluable resource for first-generation college students, low-skilled adult workers and immigrants aspiring to enter college, and downsized workers and mid-career changers transitioning to a recession-proof career.

2008-08-14 03:00:40

By Collins, Michael Aspirations for college are at an all-time high, but too many young people and older reuirning students do not have the academic skills for success in college. About six of 10 recent high school graduates across the nation take at least one remedial education course.

2008-07-02 06:00:52

By Twombly, Susan Townsend, Barbara K This review of existing literature about community college faculty members speculates about why they have received so little scholarly attention, summarizes the nature of existing research, including its methodology and topics, and suggests what else needs to be known about them.

2008-06-19 15:00:30

In a current economy marked by rising unemployment and steep job competition in which recent college graduates must contend with workforce veterans for the same limited positions, college students are placing more importance on degrees with immediately marketable work skills.


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