California has passed the “Half Dream Act,” which opens state-run private scholarships to undocumented students who’ve graduated from the state’s high schools. But, even if they earn a college degree, undocumented immigrants end up in the same jobs as their parents, concludes a University of Chicago survey. Without legal immigration status, they typically work in construction, restaurants, cleaning and child care.
Also on Community College Spotlight: Most community college students are women, but most athletes are male, reports the New York Times. A Florida college has achieved gender equity by spending to recruit female athletes directly from college and by limiting men’s sports.