Bachelor’s degree dreams of community college students get stymied by red tape -and it’s getting worse

From The Hechinger Report: “Four out of five students who begin at a community college say they plan to transfer and eventually earn a bachelor’s degree or higher … But in one of the most persistent failings of the higher education system, only about one in six of them actually succeed … The already low proportion of students who transfer from community colleges to bachelor’s degree-granting universities fell by about 10 percent over the last two years, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. The decline is even bigger for Black students (down 14 percent) and men (down 12 percent).”

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