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How Can Community Colleges Afford to Offer Dual Enrollment College Courses to High School Students at a Discount?
Many community colleges offer dual enrollment courses at a lower tuition rate than is paid by post-high school students. But—as dual enrollment students have come to comprise a larger share of community college enrollments—can colleges afford to continue offering these courses at a discount? Clive Belfield, Davis Jenkins, and John Fink consider how community colleges can structure their programs to be more efficient and financially sustainable.
More Clues From the Great Recession: How Will COVID-19 Affect Community College Funding?
How Will COVID-19 Affect Community College Enrollment? Looking to the Great Recession for Clues
Shifting Sectors: How a Commonly Used Federal Datapoint Undercounts Over a Million Community College Students
The IPEDS definition of public-two year colleges no longer fits the community college sector and its students, making it more challenging for policy research to provide an accurate statistical picture of these institutions. In this blog post, John Fink and Davis Jenkins describe CCRC's alternative definition.