During a Recession, a More Prominent Role for Community Colleges

The Chronicle has an interview with Deborah M. DiCroce, president of Tidewater Community College, on the impact “enrollment gains and unprecedented national attention” are having on community college. It’s worth a listen, as this is a storyline that’s only going to get more important as the long-term effects of the economic downturn become clearer.

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Jesse Singal

Jesse Singal is a former opinion writer for The Boston Globe and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. He is currently a master's student at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Policy. Follow him on Twitter at @jessesingal.