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Colleges amp up efforts to retain them, but hurdles remain.
At community colleges, 30 percent of students are parents, and the availability of care can make or break their educational dreams.
Assessment tools let educators zero in on traits they can help students improve, like classroom behaviors and study skills, conference speakers say.
Just as a "tsunami" of retirements approaches, the president's job is getting scarier. Tighter budgets and pressure to reform are among the challenges new chiefs will...
Providing peer mentors and service-learning projects can help remedial students stay the course.
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