Five years after the Department of Education launched the Second Chance Pell Experimental Sites Initiative (SCP), data highlights the impact of expanding postsecondary education programs in state and federal prisons.
Community colleges are uniquely positioned to support students in lifelong learning. Students have the ability to pursue a variety of programs, credentials, and degrees, from continuing education to re-skilling to an associate degree. In fact, roughly 35 percent of students enrolled in higher education attend a public two-year college.
As colleges continue to dig out from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, many are turning to technology for help. One of these tech practices involves early alert systems to promote student success. Research from New America sheds light on how community college leaders view early alert systems, plus what can be done to implement this technology more equitably.
Provides a wealth of handbooks, newsletters, briefs, tutorials, and tools to assist through the twists and turns of program evaluation. Includes information for planning, data collection and analysis, and strategies to share results.
Presents a series of essays and articles discussing both international and national perspectives on retention and persistence in institutions of higher education. The compilation of articles examines how retention and persistence are complex issues and aims to demonstrate that exploring trends and patterns can prompt leaders to new ideas that form the next generations of research in this area.
Food insecurity is common on college campuses, and Pennsylvania colleges are no exception. State leaders are calling for action to improve the state of food access on college campuses across the state.
Affordable student housing is coming to Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC) after securing funds through the new California budget, geared towards expanding low-cost living. Nearly $40 million is being assigned to LTCC for the construction of a 100-bed housing project. According to the school, they’ve been trying to build the facility for almost a decade but construction costs made it impossible.
That's why (UCSD student) Parlier hopes that the San Diego Planning Department will zone for as much high-density housing as possible in its update to the University Community Plan. Students need more housing options near campus, he said, so they can help with the city's efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions.