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College financial aid: Equity and efficiency

Targeting financial aid to those who need it most could boost the nation’s economy

One and Done: A Proposal for a One-Time FAFSA

Millions of community college students leave grant money on the table because they don’t complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). A new paper from the Center for American Progress shows that a one-time FAFSA policy could reduce students’ burden completing the FAFSA and help them better access financial aid.

Maricopa Community Colleges Lead in Concurrent Enrollment and Healthcare Education Programs

The college district aims to offer students with a variety of program options and hands-on training using the latest technologies in growing industries such as health care.

South Carolina Apprenticeships Prepare Students for the Future of Work

South Carolina Technical Colleges partner with local employers in the automotive and other growing industries to meet local economic needs and connect students to careers.

Changes to Gainful Employment Regulation Delayed

The U.S. Department of Education missed the Novemeber 1st deadline to file changes to the gainful employment rule for 2019. As a result, changes will not go in to effect until July 2020 at the earliest.

Blue-collar jobs will survive the rise of artificial intelligence. But the work will change

The infusion of artificial intelligence, robotics and big data into the workplace is elevating the demand for people’s ingenuity, to reinvent a process or rapidly solve problems in an emergency.
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