NY’s post-COVID community college challenge

But the COVID economic shock is posing a host of new questions. At New York State’s roughly 40 community colleges, as nationwide, the number of students enrolling in traditional, two-year academic education has plummeted, while at many schools, demand for short job-focused programs is soaring. Displaced by the pandemic and the economic change it’s unleashing, millions of New Yorkers need to reskill for new jobs, often in new, unfamiliar industries.

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