Community Colleges

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The Typical College Student Has Changed

Despite the economy, increased outcry over costs, and debate about the value, forty-one percent of 18-24-year-olds attend college. But who goes and how they go are changing.


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NJ Comptroller And Gov. Christie Vow To Make Changes To Community Colleges

New Jersey’s Comptroller has reviewed how the state’s community colleges pay their presidents, and he and Governor Christie are calling for some changes.


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Initiatives To Improve Low College Retention Rates

Money problems, trouble with academics and lack of direction are among reasons for low college retention rates. There are widespread initiatives to address the problem.



Pa. Community Colleges Warn Against Funding Cuts

The fourteen community colleges in Pennsylvania are worried about state budget cuts that could make it harder for people who can’t afford a private education to attend a two-year institution.