37 million college dropouts

Some 37 million Americans have “some college” but no credential. What would help more reach their goals — and boost the economy?

Financial aid should be redesigned to help needy students, says the National College Access Network.  That means dumping subsidized loans and tax credits for families earning $100,000 or more. The savings could fund Pell Grants for low- and moderate-income students.

Bachelor’s isn’t the only way to success

Young people need some postsecondary education to qualify for decent jobs, but a bachelor’s degree isn’t the only way to success.

Also on Community College Spotlight:  Texas will provide counseling to help college drop-outs complete their degrees.