Reporters, You Can Do Better

November 27, 2013 | Blog

Dear Justin Smith of WECT, Fox News in Wilmington North Carolina, I viewed your news story on the Pell Grant…

Continue Reading →

Guest Blog: The Trouble with Transfer Articulation Policies

June 11, 2011 | Blog

Today’s blog is authored by Josipa Roksa, assistant professor at the University of Virginia Once again, transfer articulation policies are…

Continue Reading →

Thoughts on Tucson

January 17, 2011 | Blog

This isn’t an education story, per se. But it’s too important to ignore. The education angle to the recent tragedy…

Continue Reading →

Helping Ourselves

May 26, 2010 | Blog

There’s a bit of an uproar in California over an arrangement between the for-profit Kaplan University and the California Community…

Continue Reading →

For-Profits vs Community Colleges — The Debate Continues…

April 1, 2010 | Blog

Are students attending for-profit institutions getting their money’s worth, especially compared to attending community college? I’ve tackled this one before….

Continue Reading →

Jumping to Conclusions

January 29, 2010 | Blog

In a recent post on Education Week‘s Inside School Research blog, Debra Viadero offers a caution about President Obama’s support…

Continue Reading →

Big Man on Community College Campus

November 14, 2009 | Blog

TIME recently crowned 10 college presidents (nearly all men) the “best” in the nation. The article spurred the usual pushback…

Continue Reading →

Join Us!

September 2, 2009 | Blog

Dear Friends and Colleagues, You are invited to the Jam on the American Graduation Initiative for community college leaders; an…

Continue Reading →

Strengthening Student Support: A Sensible Proposal with What Results?

August 28, 2009 | Blog

Cross-posted from Brainstorm Anyone who’s taken a hard look at the reasons why more students drop out of community college…

Continue Reading →

Bloomberg Takes a Cue from Obama

August 19, 2009 | Blog

When my colleagues and I crafted our Brookings blueprint on community college reform earlier this year, one of our greatest…

Continue Reading →

© 2013 The EduOptimists. All Rights Reserved.