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ACCT Rural Colleges Initiative Fact Finding Begins

As announced last October, ACCT is conducting a comprehensive assessment of the needs of rural community colleges throughout the country as part of a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundat…

Study Shows Higher Ed for Single Mothers Pays Dividends

Single mothers who earn an associate degree earn more, pay more in taxes and require little if any public assistance according to a new study.

New ACCT Report: College-Work Balancing Act

Nearly 70% of community college students work while enrolled. ACCT’s new report discusses how colleges can meet the realities of students’ lives and help them earn their degrees.

NCAN Report: Only About Half of Community Colleges Nationwide Are Affordable for Low-Income Students

Community colleges are recognized as a less expensive route leading into a bachelor’s degree program or the workforce. But less expensive doesn’t always mean affordable.

Rethinking Transfer Pathways

Community College Students Succeed at Selective Institutions

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).
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