White House Announces Second Summit on College Access
Career College Central Summary:
According to a White House statement, the aim of the second summit will be to “build on the work” of the first one, “while launching initiatives in new areas.”
“This year’s summit will focus on building sustainable collaborations in communities with strong K-12 and higher education partnerships to encourage college going, and supporting colleges to work together to dramatically improve persistence and increase college completion, especially for first generation, low-income, and underrepresented students.”
Some community-college leaders said their sector was underrepresented, while leaders in the for-profit sector had similar complaints.
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