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Community college leaders already know to expect some students will drop out in the first few weeks of the semester. The Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE) can help them figure out why.


LONG A STEPPING STONE TO higher education for low-income and first-generation students, community colleges will become more important to a wider variety of students if the combination of a weakening economy and increasing tuition continues.


IT'S BEEN MONTHS, EVEN years, of campaigning for your bond, but once election day is over you can rest, right? Wrong--that's when the real work begins.


We have about 5,000 credit students who are here for their Associates Degree or taking vocational classes. We also have about 5,000 community education students who are just taking classes for enjoyment or personal enrichment.


Kathy Paschke is network specialist for voice at Riverside Community College in Riverside, California. She manages a telecommunications system that serves the college’s nine locations.


Greetings, and welcome to NEC Campus Report.