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Student Success

Department of Education Survey Seeks to Understand How to Communicate with Students about Basic Needs Support

The survey was created in response to new research about basic needs insecurity among college students.

Leveraging Policy to Support Student-Parents

A significant portion of community college students have at least one dependent child and would benefit from greater support on campus.

Getting to Graduation: The Importance of College Assessment Policy for Financial Aid Recipients

The Institute for College Access & Success and ACCT, in collaboration with the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office examine the effect financial aid and assessment policy have on graduation and transfer rates.

Free Community College Passes in Nevada

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed into law the Nevada Promise Scholarship last week, which would effectively provide tuition-free community college to eligible students.

Securing Students' Basic Needs So They Can Learn

By addressing students' basic need for food and housing, community college leaders will see an increase in student success.

Bipartisan bill would overturn federal ban on student unit record database

Bipartisan group of senators wants to end ban on collecting data many say would help students and the public judge colleges. Opponents appear unmoved, citing privacy concerns.
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