PBS NewsHour

Pandemic highlights racial disparities in higher education

Clip: 01/12/2021 | 6m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

Typically during a recession, community college enrollment goes up as unemployed workers start looking for new skills. But that’s not happening this time around, signaling trouble for the economy and individual families going forward, particularly for lower-income students and students of color. Hari Sreenivasan reports as part of our ongoing series, “Rethinking College.”

Aired: 01/12/21

Rating: NR

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