Forbes: “Why Not Community College?”

Published on Aug 15, 2008

Updated on Nov 3, 2022

Written by Emsi Burning Glass

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In this op-ed for Forbes magazine, William D. Green (CEO of Accenture) uses his own background to argue that community colleges are one of America’s most valuable and overlooked assets.

Over the years, I’ve come to view community colleges and other two-year institutions as the Cinderella story of our education system–doing the hard work, quietly, without much fanfare. They provide a pathway to the American dream for millions of people, whether they enter the workforce immediately afterward or decide to continue their education.

Read the full article here.