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The rap on college transcripts is that they don’t tell employers much, thanks to grade inflation and the failure of conventional grades to predict performance on the job. So to try to give their students’ transcripts more heft, a two-year college in Missouri now includes not only their grades, but a job readiness score and their attendance rate as well.

Not a Last Resort: 5 Community College Myths Debunked

Even as community colleges experience record-high enrollment, the stigma surrounding these institutions still prevails. In a country that takes pride in exclusive four-year universities, community colleges are often regarded as second-rate. However, with government attention devoted to the reform and funding of community colleges, maybe it’s time to change the way we view them.

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