• Massachusetts community colleges struggle to go remote during coronavirus

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    Strapped for financial resources and without billion-dollar endowments to tap, community colleges across Massachusetts have been scrambling to adjust thousands of courses to the new, remote reality wrought by COVID-19.
    While their better-funded, four-year counterparts have largely had web-based classes up and running for at least a week now, many of the state's 15 community colleges are just beginning online instruction Monday.
    “We didn't have the ability to just flip a switch,” said Tom Sannicandro, director of the Massachusetts Association of Community Colleges. “This was a lot of...
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