The Answer Sheet: bachelor's degrees


Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 11/30/2009

Should two-year community colleges offer bachelor's degrees?

Community colleges are big news these days. With skyrocketing enrollments, declining state funding and a high profile champion--Second Lady Jill Biden, a professor at Northern Virginia Community College--the schools that educate almost half of the country’s undergraduates are finally getting the attention they deserve. There is another change on the community college landscape that is causing controversy: Whether the two-year schools should be allowed to offer four-year degrees.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:23 AM ET, 11/30/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Community Colleges | Tags:  bachelor's degrees, community colleges