Two-year colleges serve more disadvantaged students with less money | Inside Higher Ed
Growing economic and racial stratification in higher ed in the US.
“Fewer than 12 percent of community college students earn a bachelor’s degree within six years of enrolling, the report said, while 81 percent of incoming students said they wanted to transfer and eventually earn at least a bachelor’s degree.
The federal government has long sought to level the economic playing field in K-12 schools, according to the report. That has not happened in higher education.”