Law Alert


The Promise of College: Why Expanding Access Matters

Editor's note: Last week, Spelman College President Emerita and bestselling author Beverly Daniel Tatum opened an event at the National Press Club to discuss ways by which to sustainably finance College Promise programs. Tatum's remarks emphasized the importance of these and similar programs in improving access to higher education for socioeconomically disadvantaged students. We feel Tatum's provocative statement to be a vital part of the conversation about educational access; she graciously agreed to allow us to publish her comments.

Meeting Basic Needs: An Interview with Sara Goldrick-Rab

The policy expert & sociologist explains how community college leaders can help students succeed by meeting basic food and housing needs.

WSCC hopes to offer four-year degrees | News, Sports, Jobs - Marietta Times

“This is not something we can stand up and do in six months,” he said. “The more I learned, the more I realized there is a lot of work for the board to make this right.”

Michigan Community Colleges Offer Bachelor’s Degrees to Increase Degree Attainment and Close Skills Gap

In Michigan, community colleges are giving students the opportunity to earn Bachelor’s degrees on campuses close to home.

What makes a difference in student financial health?

The Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) at the University of Texas examines how community colleges assess and support student financial health in their recent report.

Rural College Leaders Embrace Entrepreneurial Practices

Leaders at rural colleges adopt entrepreneurial practices to spur innovation.
About ACCT Now

Community College Insights & Perspectives

ACCT Now is the go-to resource for issues affecting community colleges. In addition to reporting and research, you’ll have access to of-the-moment legislative updates. We’ve also included articles, reports, and research from outside sources that benefit the ACCT community.

Washington D.C. skyline