College, Inc.: Montgomery College

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Many students could skip remedial classes, studies find

Two new reports suggest some students might be better off without catch-up coursework.

By Daniel de Vise  |  06:22 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Research, Community Colleges | Tags:  community college, remedial education, Montgomery College, Northern Virginia Community College

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Eight scandals that ended college presidencies

Penn State may be the biggest college scandal of our era. Here are some notable also-rans.

By Daniel de Vise  |  02:35 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Crime, Litigation, Athletics | Tags:  American University, Montgomery College

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 01/19/2011

Immigrant tuition breaks prompt Md. suit

Updated at noon Thursday with statement from Montgomery College. A Maryland lawmaker says he will announce a lawsuit against Montgomery College on Thursday challenging the institution's practice of charging lower fees tuition to illegal immigrants who live in the county....

By Daniel de Vise  |  05:45 PM ET, 01/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Litigation, Litigation, Litigation, Litigation | Tags:  Maryland colleges illegal immigrants, Montgomery College illegal immigrants, illegal immigrant college students, illegal immigrant college tuition

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 11/18/2010

Top Md., Va. profs hail from community colleges

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education has named its 2010 U.S. Professors of the Year, and two of three local winners come from community colleges. The awards program, created in 1981, is "the only national initiative specifically designed...

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Tags:  CASE professors year, Deborah Stearns, George Washington University, Montgomery College, Rahul Simha, TCC O'Brien, Tidewater Community College, professors of the year

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 10/27/2010

GOP lawmaker asks whether Montgomery College is breaking law

A Republican state delegate is asking Maryland authorities to investigate whether Montgomery College is breaking the law by allowing illegal immigrants to enroll as county residents and therefore obtain lower in-county fees. Del. Patrick L. McDonough (R-Baltimore County) called a...

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:36 AM ET, 10/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Public policy, Public policy, Public policy, Public policy, Public policy | Tags:  Montgomery College, Pat MDonough, college tuition in-state immigrants, illegal immigrant college tuition, illegal immigrants college Maryland