Ashley A. Smith
Ashley A. Smith covered community colleges, for-profit schools and non-traditional students for Inside Higher Ed. She joined the publication in 2015 after covering government and K-12 education for the Fort Myers News-Press in Florida for three years. Ashley also covered K-12 and higher education for three years at the Marshfield News-Herald in Wisconsin. She has interned with The Flint Journal, USA Today and the Detroit Free Press. Ashley grew up in Detroit and is a 2008 graduate of Michigan State University. She joined EdSource in July 2019 to cover community colleges.
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What's underway at this East Bay school could help other struggling California schools.
August 19, 2019
With eight weeks to go before the start of classes, Calbright College faces questions on whether it will be ready. Its new president says it plans to launch online and job training for 400 students.