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Student Success

Community Colleges’ Strengths More Significant Than Ever

A recent Gallup, Strada survey shows students feel supported, staff could use encouragement.

Rise Prize Will Award $1.5M for Innovative Solutions Supporting Student Parents 

ACCT is proud to partner with Imaginable Futures and Lumina Foundation for the Rise Prize, which is awarding $1.5 million in combined prizes for ideas and solutions to support postsecondary success for student parents. Applications are due May 17th.

Viewpoint: Students getting short-term degrees deserve access to Pell Grants

As Northern Virginia Community College and all of the commonwealth’s community colleges seek to meet Virginia’s need for a highly skilled workforce, we call on the federal government to invest in students seeking short-term, industry-recognized credentials just as it does in those seeking traditional academic degrees.

Completing College: National and State Reports

The Completing College report series provides a comprehensive overview of postsecondary completion trends nationally and by state. For all students who enter postsecondary education for the first time each year, it examines the diverse pathways the student traversed toward completion, as well as a degree or certificate completion rate within six and eight years of enrolling.

ACCT Rural Colleges Initiative Fact Finding Begins

As announced last October, ACCT is conducting a comprehensive assessment of the needs of rural community colleges throughout the country as part of a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundat…

Adopt, Adapt, and Create Open Educational Resources

OER can help trustees leverage investments to increase student success and fight enrollment declines
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