Brice Harris: California community colleges face education ‘rationing’
Share Now on:
Through the recession and so-called jobless recovery, community colleges have assumed a heavy burden: Get people ready for jobs at a time of tight employment and tight budgets.
Tomorrow, Brice Harris takes over the California’s community college system, the biggest in the U.S. In fact, California’s community colleges make up the country’s biggest higher education system, of any kind.
Harris has worked in community colleges almost all his career, and he’s taking over on the same day as California voters could deal his system a $340 million budget cut with their vote on a ballot proposition — Prop 30.
As a nonprofit news organization, our future depends on listeners like you who believe in the power of public service journalism.
Your investment in Marketplace helps us remain paywall-free and ensures everyone has access to trustworthy, unbiased news and information, regardless of their ability to pay.
Donate today — in any amount — to become a Marketplace Investor. Now more than ever, your commitment makes a difference.