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It values what you learn, not smiles and extra credit.
The future presidents were transfer students. Statistically, that means they don’t count.
Ignorance of American government and history is part of our culture.
That’s what some students face when they apply for in-state tuition at 3 Virginia universities.
Forget standardized tests. The strength of U.S. schools resides in band and basketball.
A faculty member at a northeastern community college comments on reforms aimed at making the two-year schools more useful to students, and the nation.
When all four answers to a standardized test question are wrong, how can we expect community college students to get it right?
If you follow 100 average newcomers at these schools designed to get students what they need in two years, you will discover after three years that just 16 of them will have earned the degree they wanted. After six years, just 34 will have some kind of credential.
The best book ever written about two-year colleges shows that doctoral pride often cripples learning.
It is expensive and time-consuming for community colleges to produce these new courses and tests, but the results show that colleges doing just that will be serving their new students better than they have before.
Community colleges are trying to reduce reliance on remedial courses to increase chances for student success.
Tuition isn’t all that community college students need to make their experience a successful one.
COLUMN: The best way to fix inequality might just be with the nation’s vast network of community colleges. But we also have to fix them, too.
Despite KIPP’s successes, its chief executive still sees problems.
Two scholars say superintendents can succeed by politicking — and maybe bad-mouthing.
A novel effort helps parents support their kids and reveals student passions to educators.
Writing instruction is abysmal. One solution could be volunteers doing on-site editing.
Here’s my fantasy plan to reduce selective colleges’ horrific rejection rates.
Five years ago, 25 states had such requirements. Now, it’s just 13.
Maybe leaders of a N.J. institution should come to Maryland for lessons of their own.