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Enrollment trends at community colleges

Robert Templin, professor at North Carolina State University’s College of Education, talks to the State Board of Community Colleges about the challenges facing community colleges in America. Alex Granados/EducationNC
  • The demographic of who is being served by community colleges is changing
  • Old jobs have been replaced with newer ones that require more college, and a skills gap is developing between what employers need and what workers have
  • Community colleges have an opportunity to target students who don’t traditionally go to their institutions 

In the latest episode of EdTalk, host Alex Granados talks with Robert Templin, a professor at North Carolina State University’s College of Education, about enrollment trends at community colleges. 

 

 

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