The promise of community colleges as pathways to high-quality jobs

Christian Reyes works on some wiring at Felsomat in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg

In this episode, Martha Ross, fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program, and Elizabeth Mann Levesque, fellow with the Brown Center on Education Policy, discuss the important role that community colleges play in putting young adults on a pathway to higher-quality jobs and other strategies for improving economic outcomes for youth from lower-income and disadvantaged backgrounds.

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With thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo, Chris McKenna, Brennan Hoban, Fred Dews, Camilo Ramirez, and interns Churon Bernier and Tim Madden for additional support.

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