The Folly of Academic College for All


by Robert Cherry - August 24, 2009

This commentary discusses why community colleges ill serve their students by emphasizing the transfer function even to their weakest prepared students. Instead, more students would benefit from being directed towards certificate programs and associate degrees, enabling many to attain careers that are more lucrative than the lowest quartile of four-year graduates.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: August 24, 2009
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15755, Date Accessed: 9/30/2020 10:27:27 PM

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