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    Lost transfer credits brings difficulty in achieving a bachelor’s degree

    It is less likely for someone who went to a community college to continue and attain a bachelor’s degree, according to a study by the American Education Research Association. Students from Queensborough Community College transfer to Queens College to continue their education and education programs at QCC allow for an easy transition, according to the QCC website. But students who started at a community college are 17 percent less likely to achieve a bachelor’s degree than students who started at four-year colleges, according to the study. The study tracked 13,000 students in two-year and four-year institutions. Students were interviewed from 2004 to 2009, seeing how two-year college students kept up…

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    CUNY faculty disagree with CUNY Pathways

    Judge Anil C. Singh of the New York State Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit in which faculty members at the City University of New York sought to stop the general-education curriculum, CUNY Pathways. “Pathways was initiated by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein and the CUNY board of trustees in response to concerns about ease of transfer between CUNY colleges,” Provost Elizabeth Hendrey said. “Initiating a common, transferable set of general education requirements for all colleges should make transferring easier.” The board of trustees adopted the Pathways resolution in May of 2011, and the system went into effect at the start of the fall 2013 semester. “It [CUNY Pathways] guarantees that general education requirements…