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The Power of the Census

Results from the 2020 census will determine how much support community colleges get. Here's what trustees can do to encourage participation.

Why the government should invest more in community colleges (opinion)

They're often the most affordable option for higher education -- if not the only option -- yet public funding for them compared to other colleges is clearly imbalanced, write Austan Goolsbee, Glenn Hubbard and Penny Pritzker.

What Does it Take for Community Colleges to Raise More Money?

Community colleges continue to lag on fundraising despite boosting economic mobility at a far greater rate than elite schools. But some of these schools, like Cerritos College in LA, are upping their development game with strong results.

Higher Education in the Spotlight

How to turn the lemons of bad news into refreshing advocacy lemonade.

Policymakers Must Address Unequal Spending On Public Colleges

To close college opportunity gaps, we need to direct more funding to the colleges serving the neediest students.

What's happening in Washington: Summer 2019

Congress could pass a new budget and funding increases for community colleges. The Department of Education rescinds gainful employment and pushes several regulatory changes.
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