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Study Shows Higher Ed for Single Mothers Pays Dividends

Single mothers who earn an associate degree earn more, pay more in taxes and require little if any public assistance according to a new study.

STUDENT VOICE: Despite suiting many families’ needs, California community colleges remain an undervalued option

In California, community colleges suit many familities' needs, but may carry an unfair stigma. A satisfied student tries to change perceptions.

Higher Education Associations Support DACA Amid Legal Challenges

The Supreme Court is expected to rule on the legality of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program by summer 2020. Higher education associations widely support the program which has helped many undocumented immigrants enroll in college.

New ACCT Report: College-Work Balancing Act

Nearly 70% of community college students work while enrolled. ACCT’s new report discusses how colleges can meet the realities of students’ lives and help them earn their degrees.

Why Choosing Community College Was the Best Academic Decision I Ever Made

A recent University of California, Irvine graduate, community college transfer student, and former ACCT intern says it’s time to stop stigmatizing community colleges and their students.

Apprenticeships continue to grow in N.C.

Since the state’s General Assembly transferred ApprenticeshipNC to the community college system two years ago, the number of people served by the program has jumped by 44 percent.
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