Educational Technology

April 29, 2021

What other states can learn from Michigan about serving adult students

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Natalie Schwartz, Higher Ed Dive

The pandemic reinvigorated calls to upskill large swaths of the population, and its harm to the economy also highlighted the need for states and colleges to remove potential cost barriers to postsecondary education. “Finances will no longer be the barrier to getting a college degree if you’re over 25,” said Mike Hansen, president of the Michigan Community College Association. “As we start to see increasing requirements of higher skills … you’ll also see therefore the demand pick up for adult students to come back.”

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