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Financial Aid Help for Students — And Community Colleges, Too

In its first year, SwiftStudent helped simplify financial aid appeals for more than 70,000 students.

New Study: Transit Infrastructure at America’s Community and Technical Colleges

TheSHSF Public Transit Map offers a first look at public transportation accessibility at America’s community and technical colleges.

Business Continuity Depends on the Student Experience

Business continuity means remaining productive during disruptions. For community colleges, it also should mean delivering an outstanding student experience.

How Community Colleges Can Lead Our Economic Recovery

Community colleges — often viewed as the postsecondary system’s workhorses of economic growth and mobility — have seen their enrollments dip by over 10 percent during the months of the pandemic. But new, hyperlocal demand-mapping research shows that across the country, millions of adults, themselves dealing with the pandemic’s ramifications on their careers, have strong intentions to enroll in community college or technical school over the next two years.

Investigating the Digital Divide During a Pandemic

On Friday, ACCT released "Digital Divide: How Technology Access Impacts Community Colleges Across the United States During a Pandemic," a new paper looks at the current state of the digital divide in the United States and how it is affecting community college students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rural Community Colleges See Slump in Enrollment Due to the Pandemic

With budgets already stretched thin, rural community colleges face more challenges as the pandemic forces many current and prospective students to postpone or cancel their higher education plans.
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