A New Community College Keeps Students on Track With Structure

Mark Abramson for The Chronicle

Students hang out and finish classwork in Guttman’s atrium. Unlike at other community colleges, 
first-year students here are required to enroll full time, so they are on the campus more often.
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Alfred Rojas wasn’t sure what to expect when he decided to enroll at Guttman Community College. On one hand, he says, there was much to be excited about. If he graduated, he would become the first on his mother’s side of the family to earn a...

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