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Student Aid

Recommendations for Providing Community Colleges with the Resources They Need

In the United States, where social mobility has been considered a birthright, community colleges are essential to that promise.

Community Colleges Can Help Students Affected by For-Profit College Closures

Community colleges can help students transfer credits and identify sources of financial aid to complete their degree. Lawmakers can do more to support students and help community colleges avoid financial hardships.

Making Financial Aid Work for Working Adults, Businesses, and US Economy

Current federal financial aid policy leaves out students pursuing shorter-term education or training programs that can lead to good-paying jobs in high-demand industries.

College Leaders’ Recommendations for the Higher Education Act

The Higher Education Committee of 50 released their final recommendations for the Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization. The group includes community college presidents, trustees, administrators, and financial aid staff.

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.

Improving Student Financial Aid in the New Congress

Simplifying the application process would improve access to federal financial aid for community college students.
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