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Funding

Updates to State and Federal Aid

Expanding Pell eligibility to short-term programs and reinstating Second Chance Pell remain priorities for ACCT.

Q & A with Bobby Scott

Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA.) is currently serving his 13th term in the United States Congress, representing Virginia’s third congressional district in the House of Representatives. He currently serves as the Ranking Member on the House Committee on Education and Labor, on which he has served since he first took office in 1993.

Changes to Gainful Employment Regulation Delayed

The U.S. Department of Education missed the Novemeber 1st deadline to file changes to the gainful employment rule for 2019. As a result, changes will not go in to effect until July 2020 at the earliest.

Child Care Means Parents in School Program Supports Community College Students with Dependent Children

The U.S. Department of Education FY18 CCAMPIS application window for colleges is open now through July 24, 2018.

U.S. Department of Education Looks to Rewrite Gainful Employment Regulations

Changes could require more programs to report student debt and earnings data while also limiting sanctions for underperforming programs.

New York Times: Middle-Class Families Increasingly Look to Community Colleges

With college prices in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, more middle-class families are looking for ways to spend less for quality education.
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