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Legislative Summit Urges Community College Leaders to Advocate

There’s a lot of important legislative and policy change afoot in higher education in 2019, and community colleges leaders should make sure they have seats at every table and voices in very discussion. That’s been a key message this week at the Community College National Legislative Summit...

Free for Whom? Free College Considerations for Community College Leaders

Community colleges have long been dedicated to serving all members of their communities and providing educational and economic opportunities to those facing barriers to college enrollment. If statewide free college programs are going to support them in this vital work, programs must be designed with equity in mind.

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.

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)

Finding "Hidden Figures": Using Predictive Analytics to Break Down Barriers

Colleges hope that creatively using data - through predictive analytics - will help them pinpoint the potential of every student.

Nationwide, state budget cuts disproportionately hit low-income, minority college students

States are disproportionately subsidizing schools whose students are wealthier, whiter
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