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Affordability

STUDENT VOICE: Despite suiting many families’ needs, California community colleges remain an undervalued option

In California, community colleges suit many familities' needs, but may carry an unfair stigma. A satisfied student tries to change perceptions.

Higher Education Associations Support DACA Amid Legal Challenges

The Supreme Court is expected to rule on the legality of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program by summer 2020. Higher education associations widely support the program which has helped many undocumented immigrants enroll in college.

Home Base

Adding on-campus housing can help address student needs, but leaders must consider many factors before breaking ground.

Colleges Could Do More To Help Student Parents Pay For Child Care, Watchdog Says

More than 1 in 5 college students are raising kids, and access to child care is one of their biggest barriers. A new report finds many don't know they can apply for help from federal financial aid.

NCAN Report: Only About Half of Community Colleges Nationwide Are Affordable for Low-Income Students

Community colleges are recognized as a less expensive route leading into a bachelor’s degree program or the workforce. But less expensive doesn’t always mean affordable.

Recommendations for Providing Community Colleges with the Resources They Need

In the United States, where social mobility has been considered a birthright, community colleges are essential to that promise.
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