Community Colleges Trying to Take On the For-Profits

Arguing that only by collectively making themselves more visible can community colleges effectively compete against the mass marketing of for-profit institutions, officials of a new effort by the American Association of Community Colleges used the AACC annual meeting here to unveil plans to create a single portal where prospective students can search and compare online degree programs at public, two-year institutions around the country. Trying to Take On the For-Profits