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Free community college would make our workers smarter — and our country richer

Free community college shouldn't be viewed as a partisan issue or a battle over spending. It's an investment.

Infrastructure Finally Hits Prime Time

The Biden Administration’s $2 trillion proposal includes provisions that address longstanding community college needs.

Investigating the Digital Divide During a Pandemic

On Friday, ACCT released "Digital Divide: How Technology Access Impacts Community Colleges Across the United States During a Pandemic," a new paper looks at the current state of the digital divide in the United States and how it is affecting community college students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rural Community Colleges See Slump in Enrollment Due to the Pandemic

With budgets already stretched thin, rural community colleges face more challenges as the pandemic forces many current and prospective students to postpone or cancel their higher education plans.

State Strategies to Re-Engage Students with Some College and No Degree

This brief focuses on actions states and/or state higher education systems can take to help students with some college, but no degree, reenroll and persist in completing a postsecondary credential.

Making the case for free community college nationwide

Seventeen states offer some sort of tuition-free two-year college program. Research proves the educational and economic benefit to young people who likely would have skipped college otherwise.
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