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CCAMPIS Applications Are Now Open: Apply by September 8

The U.S. Department of Education opened FY 2020 applications for the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS). Colleges can apply through September 8 for awards to support low-income student parents.

How much aid will community colleges receive in the next COVID-19 stimulus package? A Comparison of Proposals

With Congressional leaders engaged in negotiations with the White House over what the next COVID-19 stimulus legislation should include, we compared the various proposals that have been introduced thus far.

A More Equitable Stimulus Formula for Community Colleges

The current CARES Act funding distribution formula short-changes community colleges. To ensure equity for community college students, Congress should use a formula based on head-counts, rather than full-time equivalents to distribute higher education stimulus funding.

2021 Aspen Prize Finalists

The Aspen Institute recently announced the ten finalists for the 2021 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

The changing landscape of employment

What jobs and their availability will look like in the wake of COVID-19 is uncertain, but there is little doubt the landscape of employment is changing.

New ACCT Report: Bridging Financial Wellness and Student Success

A new ACCT report describes how community colleges can meet students’ financial needs with improved financial aid and education. The report highlights three colleges implementing the Guardian Money Management for Life program for personal finance and financial empowerment.
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