This video, California Community Colleges Face Dilemmas Amid Tighter Budgets, hits on issues facing community college that impact all of here in the Moraine Valley community. Illinois community colleges are in slightly different budget situation, but the pressures are similar. This piece is valuable food for thought for all of us.
Description: With 2.6 million students, California’s community colleges make up the largest higher educational system in the country. Spencer Michels reports on the system’s efforts to reshape its future as budget problems have forced the state to cut back support and tuition hikes have sparked student protests.
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