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Advocating for Second Chance Pell

ACCT holds a congressional briefing on the benefits of postsecondary education for incarcerated students and expanding access to federal financial aid.

The Trustee's Role in Effective Advocacy

General guidelines for building relationships with policymakers

New Report Details Opportunities for Community Colleges to Expand Apprenticeships

Community colleges are leaders in offering work-based learning opportunities. Colleges can serve more students by expanding apprenticeship programs to emerging industries and focusing on diversity

Q & A with Bobby Scott

Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA.) is currently serving his 13th term in the United States Congress, representing Virginia’s third congressional district in the House of Representatives. He currently serves as the Ranking Member on the House Committee on Education and Labor, on which he has served since he first took office in 1993.

Improving Student Financial Aid in the New Congress

Simplifying the application process would improve access to federal financial aid for community college students.

Legislative Summit Urges Community College Leaders to Advocate

There’s a lot of important legislative and policy change afoot in higher education in 2019, and community colleges leaders should make sure they have seats at every table and voices in very discussion. That’s been a key message this week at the Community College National Legislative Summit...
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ACCT Now is the go-to resource for issues affecting community colleges. In addition to reporting and research, you’ll have access to of-the-moment legislative updates. We’ve also included articles, reports, and research from outside sources that benefit the ACCT community.

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