Higher education attainment – or the percentage of residents to have an educational experience beyond the high school level – is a key metric.
New Jersey, which aims to have 65% of its population reached that mark by 2035, currently has an attainment level of approximately 54%.
The state’s community college system, one of the finest in the country, will play a big part in reaching that goal.
Here’s a look at some of the top community college presidents in the state:
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