Americans Have Positive Views of Community Colleges, Community College Daily, 5/11

By: David J. Smith, May 11, 2017

Last week I shared a piece (“Few Americans Have Confidence in Higher Education Survey Finds,” Times Higher Education, 5/1) that looked at the views of Americans of higher education: only 30% of liberals and 5% of conservations had faith in higher education.  This piece looks specifically at community colleges in a nonpolitical context. The views are very different.

If you are exploring developing a peace and conflict program, take a look at my list of community college initiatives.

Click below for the entire piece

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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