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This Story Must Change

Advocating for policy at the federal and state level that will help first-generation students and their families make sense of college processes has never been more important.

Diversity of Community College Students in 7 Charts

New data from the U.S. Department of Education gives insights to the diversity of community college students.

By the Numbers: Trends in Nontraditional Student Enrollment

New data show that over the last four years the share of nontraditional students enrolled in college has begun to fall.

Millions in Federal Grants for Community College Students Left on the Table

A significant percentage of community college students don’t receive the federal aid for which they may be eligible.

Understanding the New College Majority: The Demographic and Financial Characteristics of Independent Students and their Postsecondary Outcomes

Independent students, once considered “nontraditional,” now constitute the majority of students in the United States. As of 2012, just over half of all U.S. college students were independent (51 percent)

Federal Policy Proposal Leaves Community College Students with Incomplete Earnings Data

Proposed College Dashboard omits data for students who do not receive federal Title IV aid, skewing the information available to college leaders and students.
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