Silhouettes of people in graduate caps and gowns.

No more attending classes: These community colleges let students learn at their own pace.

BY: - October 24, 2023

Jaqueline Yalda, who has been a campus police officer at El Paso Community College in Texas for a decade, sought a promotion earlier this year. But first, the department required her to complete a college-level course in criminal justice. It had been many years since Yalda had taken any college classes. And at age 38, […]

Susan DuBose at the podium

Updates to teacher prep bill passes Alabama Senate committee

BY: - May 30, 2023

A bill to loosen alternative teacher certification has made it past the Senate Education Policy committee.  HB342, sponsored by Rep. Susan DuBose, R-Hoover, would require that a teacher preparation program have successful operation in at least five states, without being on probation (this does not apply to traditional two or four-year institutions with state-approved programs); […]