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CCRC's Tom Bailey on Seattle NPR Station Discussing the New Federal Boost For Community Colleges

Thomas Bailey, professor of economics and education and founding director of the Center for Community College Research, was part of a show on KUOW, Seattle's public radio station. Bailey said he was happy to see President Obama's recent commitment of $12 billion of federal funds to community colleges. Bailey said community colleges, which enroll as many as half of all the nation's college students, play an important role in education and workforce training and in the economy.
Thomas Bailey, professor of economics and education and founding director of the Center for Community College Research, was part of a show on KUOW, Seattle’s public radio station. Bailey said he was happy to see President Obama’s recent commitment of $12 billion of federal funds to community colleges. Bailey said community colleges, which enroll as many as half of all the nation’s college students, play an important role in education and workforce training and in the economy. TO LISTEN:  Be sure you have software that enables you to listen to an audio file. Go to http://bit.ly/bttv2. At the bottom of the right-hand rail, click on the drop-down menu for “Recent Shows.” Click on “Community Colleges Get Respect.” Then go to the middle rail and click on “download.” Bailey joins the conversation about half-way through the show.

Published Friday, Jul. 17, 2009

CCRC's Tom Bailey on Seattle NPR Station Discussing the New Federal Boost For Community Colleges

Thomas Bailey, professor of economics and education and founding director of the Center for Community College Research, was part of a show on KUOW, Seattle’s public radio station. Bailey said he was happy to see President Obama’s recent commitment of $12 billion of federal funds to community colleges. Bailey said community colleges, which enroll as many as half of all the nation’s college students, play an important role in education and workforce training and in the economy. TO LISTEN:  Be sure you have software that enables you to listen to an audio file. Go to http://bit.ly/bttv2. At the bottom of the right-hand rail, click on the drop-down menu for “Recent Shows.” Click on “Community Colleges Get Respect.” Then go to the middle rail and click on “download.” Bailey joins the conversation about half-way through the show.
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