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Federal Government Recognizes Food Insecurity on College Campuses and Calls for Better Access to Food Assistance Benefits

A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) finds that while colleges have made efforts to support students who experience food insecurity, many eligible students lack access to government resources such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

One and Done: A Proposal for a One-Time FAFSA

Millions of community college students leave grant money on the table because they don’t complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). A new paper from the Center for American Progress shows that a one-time FAFSA policy could reduce students’ burden completing the FAFSA and help them better access financial aid.

Maricopa Community Colleges Lead in Concurrent Enrollment and Healthcare Education Programs

The college district aims to offer students with a variety of program options and hands-on training using the latest technologies in growing industries such as health care.

South Carolina Apprenticeships Prepare Students for the Future of Work

South Carolina Technical Colleges partner with local employers in the automotive and other growing industries to meet local economic needs and connect students to careers.

New Report Community College Students and Libraries

The report, "Amplifying Student Voices: The Community College Libraries and Academic Support for Student Success Project," found that two-year students see their institutions as accessible and affordable, but they face challenges when balancing work, finances, their classes, transportation to and from campus, and navigating the resources colleges offer.

Still Hungry and Homeless in College

New report calls on community colleges to continue supporting students who face food and housing insecurity.
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