Community college leaders and other leadership positions made their top priorities clear in a letter sent to Congress.

4 major priorities for community college leaders


Technical and community college leaders have outlined major policy solutions to modernize higher-ed legislation

Technical college and community college leaders from 12 college systems across the country sent a letter to Senate HELP Committee and House Education and Labor Committee leadership, calling for the adoption of a job-driven “Community College Compact.”

The Community College Compact represents a set of four postsecondary policy proposals developed by National Skills Coalition, vetted by a range of stakeholders–including academic institutions, employers, community-based organizations and workforce development boards–and supported by voters and business leaders.

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In the letter, community college leaders urge Congress to adopt four policy solutions to modernize the Higher Education Act.

Laura Ascione