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The Student Loan Default Crisis for Borrowers with Children

Nearly half of undergraduates raising families default on their loans—and most of them are single parents.

College of DuPage Tackles Student Financial Literacy

Through the use of interactive activities, College of DuPage is working to help students better understand their financial situation.

Register for the Community College National Legislative Summit

The National Legislative Summit is the premier community college advocacy event in Washington, DC, bringing together more than 1,000 community college leaders. The event shines a spotlight on the importance of our nation’s community colleges for Congress and the Administration.

The Promise of College: Why Expanding Access Matters

Editor's note: Last week, Spelman College President Emerita and bestselling author Beverly Daniel Tatum opened an event at the National Press Club to discuss ways by which to sustainably finance College Promise programs. Tatum's remarks emphasized the importance of these and similar programs in improving access to higher education for socioeconomically disadvantaged students. We feel Tatum's provocative statement to be a vital part of the conversation about educational access; she graciously agreed to allow us to publish her comments.

Meeting Basic Needs: An Interview with Sara Goldrick-Rab

The policy expert & sociologist explains how community college leaders can help students succeed by meeting basic food and housing needs.
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