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Newsom proposes free community college in California

Newsom will include an additional $40 million in his budget to fund a second year of tuition-free community college.

Free for Whom? Free College Considerations for Community College Leaders

Community colleges have long been dedicated to serving all members of their communities and providing educational and economic opportunities to those facing barriers to college enrollment. If statewide free college programs are going to support them in this vital work, programs must be designed with equity in mind.

When Financial Aid Falls Short: The Ongoing Problem of Unmet Need

In a recent report, researchers from the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) found that over 70% of community college students have unmet need averaging roughly $5,000.

Federal Government Recognizes Food Insecurity on College Campuses and Calls for Better Access to Food Assistance Benefits

A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) finds that while colleges have made efforts to support students who experience food insecurity, many eligible students lack access to government resources such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Federal Student Aid Conference Focuses on the Increasing National Student Debt

Officials from the U.S. Department of Education warned of the ballooning federal student loan portfolio and provided updates on “Next Gen” programs intended to help students with the financial aid process.

North Philly to Oxford

Hazim Hardeman is an alumnus of the Community College of Philadelphia and Temple University. Now he's a Rhodes scholar. This is the story of his unexpected journey.
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