Community Colleges Must Move Beyond Opportunity, Focus on SuccessDecember 18, 2020 |
by John Roueche
While we know that hard work and persistence are essential to success, we also know that opportunity and access are the true keys to student persistence and achievement. The modern community college was established in all states following passage of the GI Bill, which resulted in hundreds of thousands of vets entering American higher education institutions. The Truman Commission recommended the establishment of public open access colleges across the nation to enable access and opportunity for all Americans.