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Topic: Community College

School Days Revisited

People age 50+, those still working and those retired, are seeking out courses at their local community colleges for a lot of pursue encore careers, leisure-time interests, learn new skills. Many community colleges have been aggressively expanding their courses for this age group, including developing more user-friendly ways for people to re-enter higher education after decades away from the classroom. This U.S. News and World Report article provides some data on the kinds of programs that community colleges are offering and a check-list of what to look for when considering signing up.