• Robert Schwartz

Giving Community Colleges a Clear Purpose

Community colleges are uniquely positioned to partner with industry and credential the workforce.


Community colleges are uniquely positioned to partner with industry and credential the workforce. The Project's Bob Schwartz writes about retooling U.S. education and giving CC's a clear purpose in this month's American Compass:


"To reserve the term “college” for four-year institutions is to demean the accomplishments of the young people and adults who manage, often under extremely challenging circumstances, to attain a credential that can enable them to move up the economic ladder. Why not acknowledge that we have two kinds of colleges, and that both can be life-changing for their students?"


Read the full article on americancompass.org