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High Tenn. Promise participation numbers boost FAFSA completion rates in state @insidehighered

High Tenn. Promise participation numbers boost FAFSA completion rates in state @insidehighered | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
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Colleges teaching digital skills can bridge middle skills gap @insidehighered

Colleges teaching digital skills can bridge middle skills gap @insidehighered | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
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Dropping Out, Again: Why So Many College Students Never Graduate

Dropping Out, Again: Why So Many College Students Never Graduate | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
A decade ago, then-18-year-old Sophia Stoll resolved that she wanted to go away for college. The working-class New Yorker enrolled in a private Catholic univ...
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Study: 4.8 Million College Students Are Raising Children @insidehighered

Study: 4.8 Million College Students Are Raising Children @insidehighered | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
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The Link Between High-Impact Practices and Student Outcomes

The Link Between High-Impact Practices and Student Outcomes | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
As colleges continue to redesign the student experience, study sheds light on the programs and resources that contribute to improved student outcomes.
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Book argues that mentoring programs should try to unveil colleges'

Book argues that mentoring programs should try to unveil colleges' | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
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Video series aims to help instructors help first-generation students @insidehighered

Video series aims to help instructors help first-generation students @insidehighered | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
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First gen students are, arguably the most marginalized group coming into college. They need our help.

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How to Teach English to At-Risk College Students

How to Teach English to At-Risk College Students | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
An English instructor offers strategies that work for students who don't know how to turn motivation into success.
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Pearson on College Readiness [Infographic]

Pearson on College Readiness [Infographic] | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
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Incoming students need remediation, whether colleges are legislated and funded to offer it or not.

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MONEY TREE: Fla. College Presidents Given Rich Salaries, Expensive Perks - Community College Week - The independent voice servicing community, junior and technical colleges.

MONEY TREE: Fla. College Presidents Given Rich Salaries, Expensive Perks - Community College Week - The independent voice servicing community, junior and technical colleges. | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
A probe ordered by Florida Gov. Rick Scott has determined that the pay and benefits of state college presidents varies widely with little explanation as to why some presidents earn large six-figure salaries.
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Report marks growing educational disadvantage for children of single-parent families @insidehighered

Report marks growing educational disadvantage for children of single-parent families  @insidehighered | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
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Higher ed commission signs off on new funding model

Higher ed commission signs off on new funding model | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
The Colorado Commission on Higher Education Thursday gave unanimous approval to a new formula that would fund state colleges and […]
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Partnership Leverages Data to Improve Student Outcomes

Partnership Leverages Data to Improve Student Outcomes | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Three-college partnership harness the power of data to improve transfer student outcomes.
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College Completion a Phone Call Away

College Completion a Phone Call Away | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
In Washington state, professional coaches reach out to students to keep them on the path to college completion.
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A Focus on Specific Dropouts Can Help Colleges Raise Completion Rates

A Focus on Specific Dropouts Can Help Colleges Raise Completion Rates | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Students who came close to graduating but didn’t quite finish are more likely to return to a campus to complete a degree, a report says.
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Study: 1-hour program can close achievement gap for first generation college students @insidehighered

Study: 1-hour program can close achievement gap for first generation college students @insidehighered | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
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At-Risk Students Find Success at Community Colleges | CommunityCollegeReview.com

At-Risk Students Find Success at Community Colleges | CommunityCollegeReview.com | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Learn about how community college programs can specifically help at-risk students achieve both academic and professional success.
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Tips to help first-generation college students to beat the odds... and graduate

Tips to help first-generation college students to beat the odds... and graduate | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Students whose parents did not obtain a bachelor’s degree are not prepared or expected to succeed.
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Community colleges see online enrollment climbing

Community colleges see online enrollment climbing | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Overall enrollments, however, are still on the decline.
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College associations introduce new ways to measure student completion | Inside Higher Ed

College associations introduce new ways to measure student completion | Inside Higher Ed | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
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Florida International University becomes first Florida institution to offer in-state tuition to deferred action immigrant children

Florida International University becomes first Florida institution to offer in-state tuition to deferred action immigrant children | Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Florida International University has become the state's first public college to offer in-state tuition to some immigrants who have yet to achieve full legal status.Under a new policy, Florida...
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