There's a growing movement among governors and mayors, along with business and community leaders, to invest in our nation's community colleges. President Obama's proposal for two-years of free community college for responsible students is historic, echoing the movement of the early 20th century, when a high school education became free and universal. This is a pivotal moment. Read more about why there's a rising movement to invest in community colleges.
In a three-part series, The New York Times profiled LaGuardia Community College students, faculty and community supporters. Read about LaGuardia in The New York Times.
Dr. Gail O. Mellow is frequently sought as a commentator on community colleges and the changing landscape of American higher education. View recent media appearances.
Community colleges provide an accessible and affordable quality education, creating equity and growing the middle class. See what we at LaGuardia are thinking about right now.