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ERIC Number: EJ833474
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1553-7544
The Three R's: Resourceful, Resilient, and Ready
Ramaswami, Rama
Campus Technology, v22 n7 p29-30,32,34-36 Mar 2009
The US economic downturn has resulted in many professionals, job seekers, and high school graduates heading back to school to develop new skills, but fewer of these students can afford a conventional four-year college education today. Community and technical colleges typically charge tuition fees that are less than half of those at public four-year colleges, and one-tenth of those at private four-year schools, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Once viewed as inferior alternatives, community colleges are experiencing a spike in popularity, and are scrambling to invest in technology that can help them meet the demand.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
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Language: English
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