Some state laws on name, image and likeness deals don’t include community college students.
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While most endorsement deals go to college athletes at schools with big-time sports programs, new research has found
community college athletes could profit as well.
Solar installation jobs are among those expected to grow in the next decade.
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Jobs in the clean energy industry are expected to grow thanks to a historic federal investment in fighting climate change. Many of the jobs have low barriers to entry, an expert says.
Six out of 10 community college students do not earn a degree.
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Community college students reveal some of the top reasons why they leave school without a degree.
Diné College, founded as Navajo Community College in 1968, was the first tribal college in the U.S.
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President Biden wants more funding for Tribal Colleges and Universities. An Indigenous scholar and professor of education explains why that’s critical for these schools to survive and thrive.
Junior college athletes work hard to get noticed by big-time schools.
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A basketball coach at a small community college in the Midwest reveals the challenges he faces on a regular basis to save his players from the pitfalls of the streets.
‘College promise’ programs increase Black and Hispanic female college student enrollment the most.
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New research shines a light on which students are most likely to enroll in community college when they find out it is free.
An incoming student and family members tour the campus at California State University, Fullerton, in August.
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Researchers tracked over 1,600 community college students over five years to learn what helped them get into a four-year college once they completed their two-year degrees.
A stable residence on campus can help college students who are parents complete their degrees.
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More than 1 in 5 college students are parents, and many struggle to find on-campus housing. Colleges offering a stable place to live on campus can help them succeed.
Free community college proposals are gaining attention. But do they work? And if so, for whom?
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Free community college is touted as a way to make college more accessible. But research shows making community college free comes at a cost to four-year colleges.
New research shows a small portion of community college students are able to transfer to selective schools.
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While selective universities may be elusive for many students, going to a community college first can represent an alternative way to get in, new research has found.
Complete College America dubs remedial classes the ‘bridge to nowhere.’
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Many college students take math classes they’ve already taken in high school. Why does this happen? Is it a problem?
Undocumented students took advantage of tuition benefits they called for through the 2013 California DREAM Act.
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When researchers took a close look at transcripts for thousands of California community college students, they discovered an encouraging trend in enrollment for undocumented students.
Has the cost of higher education in the U.S. put college out of financial reach?
As students head back to campus, the ever higher cost of a college education is once again top of mind. The presidents of Colorado College, Penn State and Xavier University weigh in on what’s to be done.
Hunger among college students is a growing problem.
It’s hard to succeed in college if you’re hungry. But more than half of community college students don’t have access to affordable and healthy food. What difference can food scholarships make?
Who are adult learners and what takes them back to school?
A large number of adult learners are going back to community colleges to acquire new skills. Are they acquiring the skills necessary for today’s technology-rich job environments?
Hillary Clinton takes questions during a student town hall at a campaign stop at New England College in Henniker, New Hampshire.
America’s higher education has been split into two unequal worlds. Schools serving the bulk of America’s underprivileged students lack resources. Making college free will not solve the problem.
Too distressed to learn?
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Over five million students of the approximately 11 million students in community colleges nationwide suffer from a mental health problem.
Should college be free for all?
Presidential candidates such as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have proposed a debt-free or a free college education. Is this feasible? Should wealthier students get such subsidies?
Vocational training shouldn’t be dismissed as an easy, lazy alternative to completing formal schooling.
Modern vocational programmes must prepare students for complex work which demands a skills and knowledge mix that is different but not necessarily easier than school subjects.
Here’s what’s on the agenda.
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Editor’s note: “The state of the union is good,” and the attitude of President Barack Obama in his annual speech to Congress was upbeat. Good economic news and no more election campaigns were the backdrop…