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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).

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.
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