Law Alert

Student Success

College administrators meet to find solutions to reduce student poverty

A growing number of colleges are trying to help poor students meet their basic needs and remove barriers that keep them from graduating.

Answering the Retention Question

Research confirms that meeting the basic needs of students helps students get to the finish line.

Report highlights different ways community colleges help first-year students

New report highlights the different methods and ways community colleges offer first-year experience programs to students.

New report encourages use of multiple measurements for student placement

Going beyond placement exams allows more community college students to take and pass gateway math and English courses, but some worry about students who need remediation.

Higher Education Leaders Propose New Policy Recommendations for Access, Affordability, Transparency, and Accountability

The Higher Education Committee of 50 (Forward50) propose innovative ideas for reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA) and seek public comment by Friday, September 28th.

The Tangled Web: The High School Diploma, College and Career Readiness Standards and Career and Technical Education

A growing number of states are working toward setting standards for college and career readiness. In many of those states, the argument is being made that because all students should leave high school ready for college or career, the high school diploma should be set to the new college and career standard, and no one should get a diploma in the future who does not meet that standard.
Close
Focus
About ACCT Now

Community College Insights & Perspectives

ACCT Now is the go-to resource for issues affecting community colleges. In addition to reporting and research, you’ll have access to of-the-moment legislative updates. We’ve also included articles, reports, and research from outside sources that benefit the ACCT community.

Washington D.C. skyline