community colleges

Community Colleges are the open path to advancement for youth that has yet to achieve; Four year colleges must be earned admission

This week the Times wrote about falling numbers of blacks admitted to the City University of New York’s four-year colleges after most of those schools demanded better entry testing for all comers. The Times notes that once minimum test score requirements fell into place, the percentage of blacks at those four-year colleges fell from 17% to 10%. Well, as usual the Times is missing the point. The point is not what happens at four year schools but what happens at two-year community colleges--