CCs try to double graduation numbers

Community college leaders are trying to double the number of graduates by 2020 to meet President Obama’s goals.

“Many people working in community colleges still do not understand how abysmal our graduation rates or our student retention rates or course completion rates are,” says Angela Oriano, associate director at the Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) at the University of Texas at Austin.

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  1. Just give everyone with a pulse a passing grade. Problem solved – if your problem is too many people going through CC without a piece of paper to show for it.

    I note that the complaint is *not* that people are failing to learn anything ~

    • Don’t community colleges already do this? Isn’t this why a degree from ____ ____ Community College isn’t near as valuable as a degree from University of _____?