Class Struggle: community college

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 07/14/2010

Students weren't taught research writing

English professor Kate Simpson said she discovered that 40 percent of her 115 students thought that their high schools had not prepared them for college-level writing. Only 23 percent thought they had those writing skills.

By Jay Mathews  |  08:00 PM ET, 07/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local Living | Tags:  23 percent said some, 40 percent of one professor' freshman class said they had none, Kate Simpson, Lord Fairfax Community College, high schools fail to teach research writing

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 06/19/2009

The Community College Placement Mess

Newspaper reporters, a group to which I belonged until recently, usually don’t write about old reports, unless of course the documents have been suppressed for years by nefarious government minions. If a reporter tells her editor she has found a...

By Washington Post editors  |  05:00 AM ET, 06/19/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Trends | Tags:  community college