Commentary: Black community college enrollment is plummeting. How to get those students back
Community colleges are uniquely positioned to support their local communities with pathways to economic and social mobility. But a recent report draws attention to a decline in Black college students, particularly at community colleges, which enroll over one-third (36%) of Black students entering postsecondary education. From 2011 to 2019, Black enrollment declined at twice the rate (26%) of the...
By Karen A. Stout and Francesca I. Carpenter | May 31, 2023