Associate degrees

Community colleges rely too heavily on low-value associate degrees that don’t lead to a transfer (opinion)

A new shopping center was recently inaugurated in my city. I took my 9 year old son, Hal, to the opening, and he was impressed by the giant scissors the promoter and the mayor jointly wielded to cut the ribbon. Hal asked if we could get a pair of giant scissors. I said no, although […]

Associate degrees

DC Schools Partner with College to Offer Associate’s Degrees to High School Students

DC is partnering with Bard College in New York and opening Bard Early College High School, Mayor Muriel Bowser and Acting Chancellor Amanda Alexander announced in a press release on Wednesday. WASHINGTON — Starting next school year, DC high school students will have another option if they want to earn their associate’s degrees while earning […]

Associate degrees

Ventura College East Campus will now offer two associate degrees

The satellite campus of Ventura College in Santa Paula will offer two associate degrees for the first time this spring. Ventura College East Campus will have an arts and humanities degree and a social and behavioral sciences degree beginning in January, Ventura College acting president Damon Bell said. More community college district: Conejo candidates answer […]