Public Agenda

Student Voices on the Higher Education Pathway

Preliminary Insights & Stakeholder Engagement Considerations


With 44% of all U.S. undergraduates attending community colleges, efforts to improve student success at these institutions continue to capture the national policy spotlight. In order to ensure students' voices are kept at the center of these reform policies, Public Agenda and WestEd conducted a series of focus groups in March 2012 during which they addressed the experience of current and former community college students.

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