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Community Colleges, the Enrollment Bottleneck, and a Dirty Little Secret

On April 8, 2011, the New York Times ran a piece on students making: . . . a strategic financial decision to attend community college first as a cost saving measure. The cost savings can be large (perhaps somewhere in the … Continue reading

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I’m Not Ready for English 101 Yet?!?: Why Didn’t Anybody Tell Me?

When students first come to a community college, and take the placement tests, they are sometimes shocked to discover that they’re not yet ready for English 101 etc. The short item below, from today’s Inside Higher Education, suggests that bringing a readiness test to … Continue reading

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