Calling the American dream basically doomed, the American Association of Community Colleges report issued on Saturday intended to challenge college leaders to transform their institutions for the 21st-century needs of students and the economy.
Released on the opening night of the group’s annual conference, the report acknowledges the sector’s historic growth and success but also argues that even so, far too many community-college students do not graduate. The study also found employment preparation inadequately connected to the needs of the job market, and a need for two-year colleges to work more closely with high schools and baccalaureate institutions.
“As they currently function, community colleges are not up to the task before them,” it says.
While shocking to many most inf the proprietary EDU sector have know this for some time…
For article on the Chronicle click here: http://chronicle.com/article/Community-Colleges-Not-Up-to/131634/?sid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en
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