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Educators worry that state-mandated efforts to streamline noncredit courses will hurt the students least prepared for college.
Two-year institutions have started programs at local high schools in an effort to reduce the number of students who come to college unprepared.
A new consortium of business and labor leaders and colleges will help workers earn associate and bachelor’s degrees more quickly.
Transfer agreements reside within states, and sometimes even within institutions. A proposal could close loopholes.
The National STEM Consortium, an alliance of 10 community colleges, has developed training programs that other campuses can adapt to fit local needs.
Two year ago, the group provided a stark assessment of its members’ shortcomings and called for big changes. Now it has offered a road map to attain that goal.
The scorecard will allow students and families to compare colleges in the system, and will help the colleges measure and improve their performances.
The program, being offered under a contract with Caterpiller Inc., is turning the college into a "pawn" in the company's "union-busting games," the union says.
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The Two-Year Track
If anything, faculty members should be a bit more paranoid about social media.
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