Posted Friday, August 14, 2009
Community college enrollment is on the rise in Ohio and across the country but are the schools ready to handle the increase? Interest in two year colleges typically spikes when the economy sours; students look for affordable alternatives to pricier four-year universities and unemployed workers look to upgrade their job skills. Two community colleges in the Toledo area saw a 30 percent increase in summer enrollment; closer to Cleveland, Tri-C is expecting a 24 percent increase this fall. How will community colleges meet today’s challenges? And what's Congress doing to help? We'll talk about it, Friday at 9 on 90.3.
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