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N.Y.’s Post-COVID Community College Challenge

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N.Y.’s Post-COVID Community College Challenge

New York Daily News March 14, 2022
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In New York, as nationwide, most community colleges have a split personality — part academically oriented junior college preparing students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities, part vocational school preparing learners for the workforce.

The academic mission has traditionally received more respect and funding, while the job-focused mission, although important to many students and the regional economy, is often seen as second-tier.

Continue reading the entire piece here at the New York Daily News

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Tamar Jacoby is president of Opportunity America, a Washington-based nonprofit working to promote economic mobility. Based on a recent MI report.

Photo by crisserbug/iStock

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