Continuing and adult educators have targeted these folks forever
Adults with 'some college' key to Obama's graduation goal
An estimated 37 million American adults ages 25 to 64, or about one-fifth of the working population, started college but never finished.
With President Obama pushing for the nation to regain the world lead in college completion by 2020, it's not surprising that the research community is beginning to pay more attention to the "some college" crowd. In terms of reaching the president's goal, they are the low-hanging fruit. It's a group some had previously ignored.
"It's really sort of morally objectionable to write off everyone over 30," said Jamie Merisotis, CEO of Lumina, in a recent interview at The Washington Post.