Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Poll: Americans give high marks to community colleges for quality, value - JON MARCUS, Hechinger Report

Americans give high ratings to the quality of long-disparaged community colleges compared to four-year universities—and consider them a much better value—according to a new national survey. If they knew a high school graduate who had inherited $200,000, nearly two-thirds of those polled said they would encourage him or her to go to a community college and keep the rest of the money, instead of spending it all on a four-year degree, the survey, by WGBH News in Boston, found. But community college students themselves say they’d go elsewhere if they could http://hechingerreport.org/poll-americans-give-high-marks-to-community-colleges-for-quality-value/

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