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Colleges Use CARES Act for Student Emergency Aid

Many community college students are facing tremendous hardships in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Despite confusing federal guidance, colleges are using CARES Act funds to provide students with emergency aid.

OPINION: In a pandemic, lack of reliable broadband leaves many behind

Lack of reliable broadband access in the pandemic has left many students behind. Here are steps that policymakers can take to shrink the digital divide.

The view from state systems

Leaders from three state community college systems this week gave an overview of the challenges facing two-year colleges as a result of the coronavirus.

Resetting the Higher Education Landscape

Without additional support, the coronavirus outbreak will challenge our institutions and their missions in the months and years to come.

Sausage Making in 2020

The main ingredients in crafting current higher ed legislation include financial aid, minority-serving institutions, Higher Ed Act reauthorization, and Title IX.

Community College Leaders Prepare to Lobby on Capitol Hill

On Tuesday, day three of the Community College National Legislative Summit, Diane Auer Jones, the U.S. Department of Education’s principal deputy under secretary, highlighted the government’s upcoming priorities for community colleges.
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