Fiscal strains push community colleges to look hard at mission

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City College of San Francisco is one of the biggest community colleges in the country and it may be about to close. Its accreditation is in jeopardy. The problems aren't in the classroom, they're financial and administrative. And a lot of people in higher education are watching closely.

As Jen Chien of member station KALW reports, what's happening at the school illustrates a larger fight between two visions of what a community college should be.

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