Several recent publications highlight the importance and success of early college programs in Massachusetts:
- On June 10, 2021, Pathways to Economic Mobility: Identifying the Labor Market Value of Community College in Massachusetts, a report from The Boston Foundation and MassINC was released. This report presents data on the impact of community college on earnings and employment in Massachusetts.
- An opinion piece entitled “Lowell Paving the Way for Early College,” written by Brian Martin was published in The Lowell Sun on July 15, 2021.
- On June 22, 2021, the CPA Practice Advisor reported the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA), has committed $25,000 to Middlesex Community College to support the expansion of its Early College High School Academy over the next five years.
- Colleague Russ Olwell’s recently published book, A Guide to Early College and Dual Enrollment Programs: Designing and Implementing Programs for Student Achievement, received a very positive review by Matt Reed on Inside Higher Ed on June 14, 2021