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 New AACC Report: Community College Enrollment Surge 

12/17/2009

AACC has published a new report entitled, "Community College Enrollment Surge: An Analysis of Estimated Fall 2009 Headcount Enrollments at Community Colleges." The report was written by AACC's Christopher M. Mullin, program director for policy analysis, and Kent Phillippe, director of research.

From the executive summary:

By fall 2009, the economic recession that started almost two years previously had a dramatic and unforeseen impact on community colleges. In particular, these changed economic circumstances had been broadly viewed as spurring major enrollment increases across the country. These enrollment increases were coupled with widespread funding reductions.

In an attempt to better understand how community colleges responded to the economic maelstrom, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) surveyed its member institutions to examine changes in enrollment, local factors contributing to enrollment shifts, and the lessons learned from their experiences.

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