India: The New Frontier for Community Colleges

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

I am excited to post this blog having recently returned home from India!

I traveled there at the invitation of the Indian Ministry of Resource Development to speak about America's community colleges. Educators and policymakers from around the globe spoke at a conference entitled "Mainstreaming Skills in Education -- Creating Relevant Human Resource."

The ministry and other policymakers in India recognize that the community college model can indeed prove highly relevant to addressing workforce needs -- and also highly relevant to transforming the lives of 600 million youth in India through expanded access to higher education.

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