Tag Archives: Community College

Community College and poverty

Community College and poverty

It’s a been a while since I’ve explained the “bread and butter” of community colleges. While their primary victim is the remedial student, the big source of money for many community colleges is the Pell Grant. The Pell Grant is basically free money for college. You show up and say you need money. The college […] … learn more→

The true nature of Community College?

The true nature of Community College?

So now we’re looking at a typical “nontraditional” community college student, who has come to campus for the exact reason the community paid for the campus: real job training. Gert is about done. She has no idea why she needs calculus and art history and chemistry to be a massage therapist…she is having big-time trouble […] … learn more→

Obama’s stupid Community College plan

Obama’s stupid Community College plan

Over the last year or more, I’ve documented extensive fraud and corruption in higher education. While universities totally have their share, when it comes to the truly awesome fraud, nothing beats community college. Much of the reason for this is because community colleges (and for-profit schools, a slightly larger source of fraud) are built practically […] … learn more→

90% of Community College isn’t College

90% of Community College isn’t College

I’ve been looking at another community college to demonstrate, once again, my claims that much of higher education is bogus are quite valid. Anyone who cares to look at the course offerings at LACC can see this…and it’s odd that I seem to be the only one in higher education making the effort. Last time […] … learn more→