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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.

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.

With Pell Grants restored to people in prison, eyes turn to assuring quality

Congress recently lifted the ban on Pell Grant eligibility for people in prison. Advocates say their work isn’t over.

Legislative Summit Analyzes Policies to Support Community Colleges

Technological limitations, financial stresses and balancing external responsibilities are among some of the challenges faced by rural students.

Policy Priorities to Strengthen the Federal Pell Grant Program

ACCT recently hosted a 3-part webinar series on strengthening the federal Pell Grant program to better support community college students by making college more affordable and accessible.
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