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Free Community College Passes in Nevada

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed into law the Nevada Promise Scholarship last week, which would effectively provide tuition-free community college to eligible students.

Securing Students' Basic Needs So They Can Learn

By addressing students' basic need for food and housing, community college leaders will see an increase in student success.

New TICAS research brief shows burden of community college cost by family income

State-by-state analysis looks at the share of family income needed to cover net price of public two- and four-year colleges, as well as number of work hours needed for the lowest income students.

Food for Thought

After identifying issues of hunger and homelessness on campus, Bunker Hill Community College began work to create solutions.

The Basics of Pell and Campus-Based Aid

Two of the most common forms of federal student grant aid are the Pell Grant and campus-based aid, usually in the form of federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (SEOG) and Federal Work-Study (FWS).

Tacoma Community College Pilot Program Helps Homeless Students Succeed

By leveraging available resources, the Washington state college has helped participating housing-insecure students stay enrolled.
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