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Governor Deval Patrick sits in on a class at Massachusetts Community College (Photo: Governor's office)
Governor Deval Patrick sits in on a class at Massachusetts Community College (Photo: Governor's office)

Long-neglected community colleges are finally being given a much-needed funding boost — provided they can raise their graduation levels. But are they up to the challenge?

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Jon Marcus, freelance education writer and contributing editor at the Hechinger Report.

Jack Sbrega,  President of Bristol Community College.

Bill Messner, President of Holyoke Community College.

This segment aired on August 13, 2013.

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