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Meeting Basic Needs: An Interview with Sara Goldrick-Rab

The policy expert & sociologist explains how community college leaders can help students succeed by meeting basic food and housing needs.

Merging of Savings Accounts Proposed for College Funding

Children’s savings accounts and college promise initiatives could be stronger if the two funding mechanisms for higher education were merged together, a professor argues.

Employer Tuition Assistance Boosts Student Success, Provides Revenue to Community Colleges

While many, if not all, community colleges build relationships with local employers and work to align training programs with local workforce needs, employer tuition assistance supports students in a variety of educational programs and can provide recipients access to a breadth of knowledge and skills that extend beyond their current job responsibilities.

Policies to Support the Postsecondary Success for Foster Youth

Despite facing substantial challenges, foster youth can benefit with the help of policymakers.

When Searching for Cost-Saving Measures, Colleges Go Green

Community colleges are saving money through a variety of methods of increasing energy efficiency.

Leveraging Policy to Support Student-Parents

A significant portion of community college students have at least one dependent child and would benefit from greater support on campus.
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