Posted inEconomy

Study finds big payoff for community college

WITH A NATIONAL debate underway over whether the federal government should guarantee free community college for all Americans, a new study of Massachusetts students provides strong evidence of just how valuable two-year colleges can be to students’ future employment and earnings.  Those graduating with a two-year associate’s degree from Massachusetts community colleges had earnings that […]

Posted inEducation

Early college programs are game-changers

BUNKER HILL COMMUNITY COLLEGE serves thousands of disadvantaged students each year. While many are successful in starting a career or advancing their education, an unacceptable number leave without accomplishing their goals. No silver bullet can nullify all the obstacles that push them off course. However, I believe the early college programs blossoming across the state […]