Radio interview: Funding community colleges based on their success

With the debate continuing about matching graduates’ skills with workforce needs, Hechinger contributing editor Jon Marcus speaks on the Callie Crossley Show on WGBH, Boston, about a proposal in Massachusetts to fund community colleges based on their success in training students for jobs in growing industries. Long-neglected community colleges are being pressed to do more professional training, in spite of increased enrollments and dwindling resources. Can they handle the load? Hear the discussion here (or with the player below) and read Marcus’s story on this topic from the Boston Globe Sunday magazine.

POSTED BY ON May 11, 2012