Stories by Paul Fain

Paul Fain, a Senior Reporter at Inside Higher Ed, joined the publication in September 2011 after a six-year stint covering leadership and finance for The Chronicle of Higher Education. A former staff writer for C-VILLE Weekly, a newspaper in Charlottesville, Va., Paul has written for The New York Times, Washington City Paper and Mother Jones. subscribe to Paul Fain's feed

Posted on: Mar 1, 2012, Source: Inside Higher Ed

With the struggling economy in mind, a growing number of younger students are passing up 4-year colleges -- and enrolling at community colleges instead.