Explore the debate and science of Community College.

March 21, 2022

America's Largest System of Higher Education Proposes Political Litmus Tests

John D. Sailer

Recently proposed DEI competencies in the California Community Colleges system call for a restructuring of academic excellence, the abandonment of academic integrity, and the elimination of academic f......

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August 10, 2021

Ethnic Studies Takes CA Community Colleges By Storm

David Acevedo

Education in the Golden State has been a roller coaster. In the latest loop-the-loop, the CCC Governing Board is requiring an ethnic studies course for all students seeking an associate's degree.

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April 20, 2016

Problems With Promise Programs

Spencer Kashmanian

Is President Obama's Promise program the solution to increasing access to community college?

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April 8, 2016

The Great California Accreditation War

National Association of Scholars

NAS Director of Communications David Randall writes about the accreditation struggle in California.

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July 10, 2012

Grade Inflation in Minnesota – Just Like Everywhere Else

Glenn Ricketts

Historian Chuck Chalberg analyzes the factors behind the surfeit of A's students get these days.

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June 15, 2012

Education Is Not a Discipline

Bill Roden

Bill Roden observes that training in education is about method, not substance, and doesn't fit with other academic disciplines.

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May 3, 2012

Capitalism and Western Civilization: Community Colleges

William H. Young

William Young examines the role of Community Colleges in American higher education.

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April 3, 2012

Remediating America: On the Consultations of FSG

Peter Wood

Peter Wood observes that the call for extraordinary efforts to improve community college degree-completion rates might benefit consultants more than students.

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March 29, 2012

Education vs. Training at Community Colleges

Jason Fertig

Jeff Anderson, dean of humanities, fine arts, and social sciences at Illinois Valley Community College, argues for the many benefits of great books courses, even for community college students.

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