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More Scrutiny for Community Colleges

The new status quo may be more calls by state lawmakers for better completion rates and work-force outcomes. Community college systems are finding they’re under more scrutiny than ever before, especially when it comes to whether their students complete programs and graduate. Take, for instance, a recent report out of Virginia that criticized the state’s More Info »

Half of black student loan borrowers default, new federal data show

Two analyses of newly released federal data on student loans reveal serious default problems for African-American borrowers. Earlier this month the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics published a report on patterns of student loan repayment for two groups of borrowers who first enrolled in college in 1995-1996 and in 2003-2004. Historically More Info »

The Case for Taxing Colleges and Universities

Colleges and universities (the non-profit ones, anyway) don’t pay any taxes. Should they? In today’s Martin Center article, Jenna Robinson makes the case that they should not be completely tax-exempt. Specifically, she argues that college property used for non-educational purposes should be taxed. She notes that “close scrutiny of university property in North Carolina reveals More Info »

Talent Pipeline Management Curriculum

Talent Pipeline Management started in 2014 as an effort to mobilize the business community to close the skills gap by applying lessons learned from supply chain management to its education and workforce partnerships. The idea is that if employers play an expanded leadership role as “end-customers” of a talent supply chain, they will be more More Info »

Scholarships to Women Serving in Army to Be Awarded By Trident University International

Trident University International has secured a three-year Education Services Agreement with the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation. With this agreement, Trident will award two full scholarships on an annual basis and all AWF members will be eligible for discounted tuition rates. Trident University International (Trident) is pleased to announce a three-year Education Services Agreement (ESA) with More Info »