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Community Colleges Can Help Students Affected by For-Profit College Closures

Community colleges can help students transfer credits and identify sources of financial aid to complete their degree. Lawmakers can do more to support students and help community colleges avoid financial hardships.

Making Financial Aid Work for Working Adults, Businesses, and US Economy

Current federal financial aid policy leaves out students pursuing shorter-term education or training programs that can lead to good-paying jobs in high-demand industries.

Rethinking Transfer Pathways

Community College Students Succeed at Selective Institutions

College Leaders’ Recommendations for the Higher Education Act

The Higher Education Committee of 50 released their final recommendations for the Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization. The group includes community college presidents, trustees, administrators, and financial aid staff.

Colleges start looking for ways to house and feed their students who are homeless

Now colleges and universities are trying to help homeless college students, often in collaboration with local housing authorities and nonprofit partners.

Q & A with Scott Stump

Scott Stump is the assisant secretary for career, technical, and adult education at the U.S. Department of Education.
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