Law Alert


The Basics of Federal Student Financial Aid

Pell Grants, federal student loans, and Federal Work-Study are applied for through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), though many students do not complete the form.

One in Three Community College Students Experiences Hunger, Half Lack Secure Housing, 14% Homeless

New Survey of over 33,000 students in 24 states reveals significant life challenges that impede academic persistence and completion.

Cost of Attending Community College

Despite a relatively low sticker price, a number of factors can raise the cost of attending community college.

Food Insecurity Remains a Barrier for Many Community College Students

The Wisconsin HOPE Lab in conjunction with ACCT conducted research to discuss the pervasive problem of food and housing insecurity for thousands of community college students.

Addressing Community College Cohort Default Rates

Protecting Colleges and Students, released by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) and The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), takes a unique look at student loan default at nine community colleges across the nation, and how those colleges are working to help students avoid default.
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