Enrollment Usually Rises at Community Colleges During an Economic Downturn. That’s Not the Case During Coronavirus.May 19, 2020 |
by Erica Breunlin
Times of economic distress typically give rise to bustling community college campuses, where students of all backgrounds turn to enhance their skills or build new ones in pursuit of a new career altogether.
Accessible to all, community colleges offer a safe harbor for students — both traditional and nontraditional — trying to navigate toward an in-demand job.