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Few Community College Students Ever Make It To A Four-Year University
By Kirk Carapezza, WGBH: On Campus
Researchers say "too many students are failed by the current system."
Why Community College Students Are In Demand
By Kelsey Sheehy, U.S. News & World Report
"If you can juggle family, working, homework, school, internships – I want you. It's just as simple as that," says Maureen
'We Have Allowed Community Colleges To Become Separate And Unequal' (VIDEO)
The reality is America isn't doing much to help community colleges serve students any better. According to a report released
The 10 Percent Solution
President, Springfield Technical Community College
By opening their doors to community college students, four-year colleges, especially the private elites, will make their student body more diverse creating a better educational environment for their traditional students.
Unprepared College Freshmen Could Be The Cost Of High Schools
By Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report
If approved in Mississippi, the measure would pose serious financial and logistical difficulties. The state has only fully
What Obama Can Do for Community Colleges
President of Ivy Tech Community College
Getting America back to work is a top priority for President Obama. The nation's community colleges now offer proven solutions to high unemployment. But they all need additional help from Washington to educate young people, guide career-changers and train displaced workers.
Strengthening the Pathway to Higher Education
Brian C. Mitchell
Higher ed advisor, director of Edvance Foundation; former coll...
College access is a national imperative. Once first in the world, the United States now ranks 12th among 36 developed nations in the percentage of the population with a college degree.
Community College: An Economic Engine
Pamela T. Luster, Ed.D.
President, San Diego Mesa College
Community colleges are a significant economic engine for the U.S. Thousands of students each year complete courses, certificates and degrees enabling them to enter the workforce directly, or transfer to universities.
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