Punitive MeasuresJanuary 12, 2018 |
by Miami Herald Editorial Board
Many public-service institutions struggle to succeed, but Florida’s community college system is an exception. Its schools deliver a strong hand up to minority, low-income, first-generation and older students.
Our own Miami Dade College leads the nation in the number of degrees awarded, and Broward College has the second highest graduation rates for African Americans. Overall, the entire Florida College System, with 28 community colleges, serves a whopping 800,000 students.