Career Key

Author: Career Key's President and CEO, Juliet Wehr Jones, GCDF, J.D.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

More Evidence for Supporting Community Colleges

There's more ammunition in the fight to support community colleges and increase U.S. "degree attainment."

Jobs for the Future just came out with a report, "Cost, Commitment, and Attainment in Higher Education: An International Comparison" by Arthur M. Hauptman and Young Kim.

Among the recommendations is increased emphasis and support for community colleges. Although over half the students in the U.S. are enrolled in community colleges, these colleges proportionally receive a lot less public funding.

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