Community colleges are the focus of a White House summit Tuesday in Washington. The Obama administration is looking to several national businesses to assist future employees coming out of community colleges find jobs.
The goal is to help 5 million people earn degrees and certificates, especially displaced workers.
Many schools have to turn away those seeking new job skills. Proposed federal funds could help.
Nearly half of students at four-year colleges don't finish after six years, a report finds.
By spending freshman and sophomore years there, parents and student can save thousands of dollars.