First Things First | Confessions of a Community College Dean | Inside Higher Ed
“A post-high-school credential is more necessary than ever to get ahead, but also harder to get. Yes, effort matters, choices matter, and some people succeed despite the odds. That’s all true. But the margin of error is so thin at this point that it doesn’t take much to throw many people into a tailspin. They just don’t have a cushion. Expecting people to be superheroes is not a realistic policy.”
Study find homelessness and food insecurity among community college students | Inside Higher Ed
“A study released Friday found significant proportions of community college students at a variety of institutions around the country reported high levels of food and housing insecurity. Thirteen percent said they experienced some form of homelessness while a student, and more than half said they had experienced at least some level of food insecurity.”
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