Working for Adults: State Policies and Community College Practices to Better Serve Adult Learners at Community Colleges During the Great Recession and Beyond
Synthesizes knowledge about how community colleges serve adults.
Synthesizes knowledge about how community colleges serve adults. Describes the findings on the following issues: the enrollment of adults at community colleges, recent initiatives that have sought to improve community colleges for adults, lessons from recent research on state policies and college practices to support adults at community colleges, the state policy and college practices related to adults’ enrollment, and research on student outcomes and the implications for what is known about state policy and college practice. Highlights recommendations for policymakers and practitioners seeking to better serve adults at community colleges, including adults with disabilities.