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Timely Community College Federal Policy Priorities for 2021

Every year, ACCT and AACC release a list federal policy priorities that represent the interests of community college leaders and the students they serve. We put together a high-level overview of community college policy priorities for 2021.

Opinion: 'Entrepreneurial Education' Will Prepare Students to Succeed in a Post-Pandemic World - Times of San Diego

Gig work and virtual online businesses will continue to grow after the pandemic, offering huge opportunities for students prepared with entrepreneurial skills.

Rural Community Colleges See Slump in Enrollment Due to the Pandemic

With budgets already stretched thin, rural community colleges face more challenges as the pandemic forces many current and prospective students to postpone or cancel their higher education plans.

State Strategies to Re-Engage Students with Some College and No Degree

This brief focuses on actions states and/or state higher education systems can take to help students with some college, but no degree, reenroll and persist in completing a postsecondary credential.

State funding for two-year colleges declined this year while four-year colleges saw a small dip

Four-year institutions have fared better than two-year colleges when it comes to state support, a split that might be tied to enrollment declines.

Making the case for free community college nationwide

Seventeen states offer some sort of tuition-free two-year college program. Research proves the educational and economic benefit to young people who likely would have skipped college otherwise.
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