A new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that disadvantaged students often opt for shorter programs because they expect life events will derail their pursuit of a four-year degree.
As community college enrollment continues to drop nationwide, colleges in states like Michigan, North Carolina, and Virginia are seeing success with state-subsidized programs focused on career-oriented credentials.
Undergraduate enrollments at U.S. colleges and universities continued to decline this fall—led by a 5.6 percent drop at community colleges, according to data released today by the National Student Clearinghouse.
This article is the first in an occasional series talking with American’s about how the pandemic has changed their education and career paths. In it, 24-year-old Arianna Menzies shares how she found a new path after Covid upended her dance career.
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