Promise & Peril: The Potential of Our Community Colleges
A small handful of super selective US colleges grab all the headlines: affirmative action, exorbitant tuition, culture wars. Meanwhile, low-cost, diverse community colleges are quietly educating 40 percent of undergrads. It is at these open-access institutions that we have the best shot of advancing economic mobility and developing the diverse talent our country needs. But they’re facing huge challenges: dropping enrollments, pandemic learning loss, and diminishing public trust. Learn how excellent colleges are tackling these problems to change students’ lives and revitalize their communities.
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