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New research shows reducing borrowing can hurt students' success in college

New research shows more student borrowing is connected to greater academic success -- at least at community colleges -- and indicates reduced borrowing could lead to higher loan defaults.

Updates to State and Federal Aid

Expanding Pell eligibility to short-term programs and reinstating Second Chance Pell remain priorities for ACCT.

We Need a 'Communiversity' Model of Public Education

Outgoing community college president calls for aggressive shift to a 'Communiversity' model

NCAN Report: Only About Half of Community Colleges Nationwide Are Affordable for Low-Income Students

Community colleges are recognized as a less expensive route leading into a bachelor’s degree program or the workforce. But less expensive doesn’t always mean affordable.

Degrees When Due Initiative Seeks to Increase Degree Completion for Adults with “Some College, No Degree”

Program applications are now open. Participating colleges use degree reclamation strategies to re-engage students seeking to earn their associate degree.

Essay on why an experiment proposed by DeVos won't fix federal work-study

An experiment proposed by Betsy DeVos won't fix the inequity of the federal work-study program's funding formula, writes Sarah Pingel.
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