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Waiwaiole, Evelyn; Elston, Dhanfu – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2017
Originally, the mission of the community college was one of access--to provide an opportunity for students to attend postsecondary education without leaving their communities. Over time, though, as more students enrolled in these institutions, many never left with an associate's degree, credential, or transfer to a four-year college or university.…
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