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How the pandemic is propelling demand for short-term college programs

By: Hari Sreenivasan on Jan 26, 2021

PBS NEWSHOUR

It’s been a brutal academic year for higher education, with enrollment down in the fall more than 560,000 undergraduate students compared to 2019. But there has been at least one area of growth at many schools: short-term programs that help students gain new skills for the workforce quickly. Hari Sreenivasan reports as part of our ongoing series, “Rethinking College.”

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