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CCRC's Jenkins Says Many Students Enter Community College Without Clear Goals

There's a reason so many students in U.S. community colleges don't finish: Not enough enter a specific, college-level program, according to Davis Jenkins, a senior researcher at the Community College Research Center at Teachers College. The Hechinger Report spoke with Jenkins, a researcher, evaluator, consultant and program manager on projects related to education and employment in the U.S. and abroad.
There's a reason so many students in U.S. community colleges don't finish: Not enough enter a specific, college-level program, according to Davis Jenkins, a senior researcher at the Community College Research Center at Teachers College. The Hechinger Report spoke with Jenkins, a researcher, evaluator, consultant and program manager on projects related to education and employment in the U.S. and abroad.

LINK:  Q&A with Davis Jenkins: How can we improve community-college graduation rates?

Published Friday, Jul. 15, 2011

CCRC's Jenkins Says Many Students Enter Community College Without Clear Goals

There's a reason so many students in U.S. community colleges don't finish: Not enough enter a specific, college-level program, according to Davis Jenkins, a senior researcher at the Community College Research Center at Teachers College. The Hechinger Report spoke with Jenkins, a researcher, evaluator, consultant and program manager on projects related to education and employment in the U.S. and abroad.

LINK:  Q&A with Davis Jenkins: How can we improve community-college graduation rates?
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