Building relationships with employers and keeping curriculum current are key, two-year college leaders say.
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If you wonder whether a case management approach to guidance can reinforce students’ pathways toward success, just ask Jammie Wilbanks.
Community colleges rarely, if ever, attend conferences about housing and food insecurity. It’s about time they do in order to foster partnerships to help the increasing number of students on... Read more »
Green River College and United Way of King County have partnered to expand the available assistance for students facing unforeseen financial emergencies or catastrophic events.
An effort is underway statewide to change the way teachers, police and the courts deal with troubled children.
Students at General John Striker Middle School were named the "National Middle School Kindness Challenge Champion" on Thursday, a distinction honoring their efforts to improve school climate and... Read more »
The school starts addressing mental health for students at 18 months old.
The model has promise for improving student outcomes, but experts say data monitoring and campuswide collaboration are critical.
The shift to six year bachelor’s degree programs can cost a student tens of thousands of dollars.
Leaders from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) believe that it is a “moral imperative” for the institutions to further their support of the millions of students who show up at... Read more »
The Center for First Generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and the Suder Foundation, is launching a major study of first-generation... Read more »
“There is definitely a generational shift,” Children’s Hospital Colorado psychologist says.
Streamlined counseling centers, de-stress stations and well-being initiatives are helping serve a broader range of student needs.
Education Design Lab, a nonprofit that designs and tests unique college models that seek to help underserved students, announced Thursday that four community colleges would over the next six years... Read more »
Purpose First is designed to help college students maximize first-year success and align their curriculum with career goals.
Of all students who started college in the fall of 2012, 58.3 per cent finished. While that marks years-long high for completion rates, there’s still work to be done.
When he studied economics at the University of Georgia and rolled through law school at Duke University, the gulf between the high-flying scholars around him and the high school dropouts left... Read more »
Iowa is a leading state in incorporating student voice into school improvement.
School climate surveys lead to improvements.
Two Florida community colleges won top awards Tuesday from The Aspen Institute's College Excellence Program based on their graduation and transfer rates and students' success in the workforce. ... Read more »