Who’s Missing from California’s Community Colleges?
Emma Hall, Emily Forschen, Emily Margaretten and Oden Taylor/CalMatters
April 29, 2022 at 3:49PM
California community colleges have seen their enrollment drop by about a fifth during the coronavirus pandemic, with more than 300,000 fewer students enrolled in fall 2021 compared with fall 2019. “This raises critical concerns about equitable access to higher education as well as the ability to meet workforce needs,” said Paul Feist, vice chancellor of communications for the California Community College Chancellor’s Office.