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Five facts about student loans

Americans owe about $1.5 trillion on their student loans–more than they owe on their credit cards. The increase in total student debt, stories of families struggling with six-figure loans, and the response of politicians to anxiety about student debt among young voters have turned student debt into a high-profile issue.

New ACCT Report: College-Work Balancing Act

Nearly 70% of community college students work while enrolled. ACCT’s new report discusses how colleges can meet the realities of students’ lives and help them earn their degrees.

Community Colleges Need to Evolve as Students’ Needs Do

Millions rely on them — but they’ll need to change to stay relevant.

Why Choosing Community College Was the Best Academic Decision I Ever Made

A recent University of California, Irvine graduate, community college transfer student, and former ACCT intern says it’s time to stop stigmatizing community colleges and their students.

Home Base

Adding on-campus housing can help address student needs, but leaders must consider many factors before breaking ground.

Higher Education in the Spotlight

How to turn the lemons of bad news into refreshing advocacy lemonade.
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