More people with bachelor’s degrees go back to school to learn skilled trades
Washington Post
One in 12 students now at community colleges — or more than 940,000 — previously earned a bachelor’s degree, according to the American Association of Community Colleges.

Seattle’s tuition-free community college program comes to the rescue during the pandemic
Seattle Times
Seattle Promise couldn’t have come at a better time. Despite the hurdles, the program has exceeded its pandemic-era enrollment projections.

Covid-19 uptick threatens to spoil safe semester at area community colleges
Ventura County Star
How the Ventura County Community College District responded to stop the spread of Covid when some student-athletes attended at least two parties.

Walla Walla Community College sets sight on winter quarter
Union Bulletin
The pandemic has not made Chad Hickox’s first full year as Walla Walla Community College’s president an easy one.

Tumbling community college enrollment highlights pandemic’s broad impact
Wall Street Journal (subscription required)
Students’ limited internet access, financial worries and uncertainty halt longstanding trend of enrollment rising when economy falters.

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