University of Alabama Education Policy Center, December 2011


This new report addresses the challenges faced by community colleges in reaching and providing job-related training to unemployed and underemployed workers in their local communities. Most of the challenges are related to declning funding during a period of persistenly high unemployment. As a result, "Colleges are pressured to offer noncredit 'quick training,' not higher cost programs in high demand technology-based majors, especially in large states."

AuthorKeith Blakeman