(Over)Selling the Community College: What Price Access?

What is wrong with the community college today? Not much, seemingly. To the contrary, community colleges are on a roll. Enrollments are booming; prestige is high;

public support is unwavering; resources, though far from adequate, continue to flow; courses and programs are, for the most part, current; and much of the rest of higher education finally acknowledges the importance of community colleges in the loosely connected confederation of colleges and universities that constitutes