Nearly four in ten college students are studying part-time, and most of them will never graduate. It’s a true scandal, one that much of the higher education world has managed to ignore.
To the extent that anyone talks about part-time students at all, it is often to argue that they should go to school full-time. That’s why many of the “free college” scholarship programs taking hold in states and local communities are only available to full-time students.
The above excerpt was originally published in Real Clear Education.
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