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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