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Why Community Colleges Can't Add Enough Online Courses To Meet Demand

Community colleges across the country aren’t adding online courses fast enough to satisfy a growing demand for modern, job-oriented training, according to a recent Instructional Technology Council report. The ITC, however, recognized Ivy Tech’s online Manufacturing Production and Operations program as the kind of online degree that can translate into a decent job: At a […]

The Seven New Benchmarks For Funding Indiana Colleges

While a portion of Indiana’s state funding for public colleges and universities is already tied to the schools’ performance, a state panel unanimously recommended Friday that portion of funding get bigger in the next budget cycle. As expected, the Commission for Higher Education also tweaked the metrics the state will use to measure performance. (Read all […]

Failure To Launch? Community College Students Can't Meet Higher Goals

For-profit colleges may be taking their lumps these days, but federal data released last week suggest community colleges have a problem of their own: Students aren’t meeting their own goals for earning degrees. Compared to the early 90′s, more community college students entered school this century aspiring to degrees higher than a bachelors’, the data show. […]

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