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Rise Prize: Fostering Innovation to Support Student Parents

This report from Imaginable Futures and Lumina Foundation shares the solutions that exist and the opportunities to support and lift up student parents.

Summer enrollments declined sharply among Black undergraduates and at community colleges

College enrollments declined sharply this summer among Black undergraduates and men, and at community colleges and rural institutions, raising worries about the fall and worsening equity gaps.

CCAMPIS Applications Are Now Open: Apply by September 8

The U.S. Department of Education opened FY 2020 applications for the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS). Colleges can apply through September 8 for awards to support low-income student parents.

2021 Aspen Prize Finalists

The Aspen Institute recently announced the ten finalists for the 2021 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

New ACCT Report: Bridging Financial Wellness and Student Success

A new ACCT report describes how community colleges can meet students’ financial needs with improved financial aid and education. The report highlights three colleges implementing the Guardian Money Management for Life program for personal finance and financial empowerment.

Contingency Planning for the Fall

While postsecondary credentials will increase in importance, enrollment may be harder to predict. Conventional wisdom suggests many more adults will return to school while academic disruptions this spring may make traditional student enrollments more unpredictable. Most higher education leaders are unsure whether or not institutions will be fully re-opening in September. The panel discusses approaches and options for the fall.
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