Rebuilding America's Middle Class: New Community College Leaders Organization Advocating to Policymakers
Ezarik, Melissa, University Business
In 2011, four community college system chancellors began discussing how community colleges help build a stronger, more competitive workforce and, therefore, a strong middle class. "What we were seeing was increased recognition of the role of community colleges in terms of solving a number of problems being faced by individuals, employers, and states, but along with that recognition were increased expectations," says Joe D. May, president of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. "Regulations coming out of Washington, but elsewhere too, didn't fully grasp the changes occurring in the workplace and the economy, and the role that community colleges play. Often well …
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Publication information: Article title: Rebuilding America's Middle Class: New Community College Leaders Organization Advocating to Policymakers. Contributors: Ezarik, Melissa - Author. Magazine title: University Business. Volume: 15. Issue: 9 Publication date: October 2012. Page number: 49. © 2009 Professional Media Group LLC. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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