Topic: community college

How to Simplify the Scholarship Application Process

— A radically simple idea to help more students find scholarship dollars is the creation of an accessible, multilingual, searchable database of scholarships and how to win them. The Department of Education should lead on this empowering initiative. Read more

Whose Scorecard Is It Anyway?

by Josh Wyner
— A new Department of Education measure of student outcomes at our nation’s colleges and universities is seen as a threat by some institutions. But they should see it as an opportunity to improve and innovate what they offer to future students. Read more

The Promise of Universal Community College

by Josh Wyner
— When high school enrollment became the norm in America, it triggered a wave of innovation and economic growth. Could President Obama's plan to make community college tuition free have the same effect, especially for people who don't traditionally benefit from higher education? Read more