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Neglect No Longer Benign?

Community colleges, the traditional stepchildren of public higher ed, are beginning to get attention because they are less expensive and because students flock to them during bad times. Does this mean that they should get better treatment from state legislatures trying to cut costs? Jay Schalin says yes, at least in North Carolina.

Jane S. ShawJane S. Shaw retired as president of the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy in 2015. Before joining the Pope Center in 2006, Shaw spent 22 years in ...


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