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Community Colleges Challenge Hierarchy With 4-Year Degrees

A recent article in the New York Times reports that many community colleges are morphing into four-year institutions offering Bachelor’s degrees. Part of this is about money. Part is about offering professional certifications and diplomas in vocational training (fire science, certain kinds of nursing, teaching, and the like). We are likely to continue to see […]

Community College Enrollments Continue to Climb

Yesterday I wrote about some research about average salaries of community college graduates, and I commented (negatively) on the researcher’s conclusions that students ought to think twice about attending community college. It seems that hordes of students are ignoring this researcher’s advice. According to Inside Higher Ed, a nationwide survey of 120 community colleges indicates […]