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A program helps low-income parents graduate at twice the rate of other community college students

Low-income parents in an Arkansas program are earning college degrees and certificates at twice the rate of other community college students, a new report shows. The program is remarkable for its low cost and impressive results with groups of students who have traditionally struggled, which could allow other states to adopt Arkansas’ model. The Arkansas …

The Student Loan Default Crisis for Borrowers with Children

Nearly half of undergraduates raising families default on their loans—and most of them are single parents.

College of DuPage Tackles Student Financial Literacy

Through the use of interactive activities, College of DuPage is working to help students better understand their financial situation.

WSCC hopes to offer four-year degrees | News, Sports, Jobs - Marietta Times

“This is not something we can stand up and do in six months,” he said. “The more I learned, the more I realized there is a lot of work for the board to make this right.”

Michigan Community Colleges Offer Bachelor’s Degrees to Increase Degree Attainment and Close Skills Gap

In Michigan, community colleges are giving students the opportunity to earn Bachelor’s degrees on campuses close to home.
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