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Congressional Recess Public Policy Update

An overview of Congressional action leading up to the August break & what to expect once they return.

The Value of Short-Term Community College Credentials

New ACCT Paper Assesses Value of Community College Short-Term Credentials, Recommends Policy Changes to Reflect True Student Needs

Financial Aid Help for Students — And Community Colleges, Too

In its first year, SwiftStudent helped simplify financial aid appeals for more than 70,000 students.

Trustee Advocacy in Action

Writing an opinion article for local media is an important way to share our institutions' accomplishments.

Can transfer be fixed? Expert panel suggests remaking it instead

Going “beyond transfer,” national panel argues that achieving equity in higher education requires recognizing and crediting “all relevant learning” from wider variety of sources.

Ideas from the Field: Leveraging Stimulus Funds to Support Adult Learners - Education Strategy Group

As employers ramp up hiring, higher education institutions have a unique opportunity to help drive the economic recovery by scaling programs that prepare students for good jobs. This is particularly important for displaced workers looking to upskill. With significant new federal stimulus funding flowing to institutions, and new guidance that allows those funds, including student...
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