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Colleges start looking for ways to house and feed their students who are homeless

Now colleges and universities are trying to help homeless college students, often in collaboration with local housing authorities and nonprofit partners.

Q & A with Scott Stump

Scott Stump is the assisant secretary for career, technical, and adult education at the U.S. Department of Education.

Advocating for Second Chance Pell

ACCT holds a congressional briefing on the benefits of postsecondary education for incarcerated students and expanding access to federal financial aid.

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.

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.

When Financial Aid Falls Short: The Ongoing Problem of Unmet Need

In a recent report, researchers from the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) found that over 70% of community college students have unmet need averaging roughly $5,000.
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