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Congress Begins Conference Process: Short-Term Pell, Apprenticeship Hang in Balance

In February, the House passed short-term Pell. Now the House and Senate must work together to create a final bill that may or may not include it.

Q&A with Dr. Miguel Cardona

The U.S. Secretary of Education discusses the vital role community colleges play — and what he’s learned from visiting their campuses.

Congress' New Take on Earmarks: How Community Colleges Can Benefit

Congress has resumed locally-focused funding projects, named Community Project Funding in the House or Congressionally Directed Spending in the Senate. Here's how community colleges can participate.

Congressional Recess Public Policy Update

An overview of Congressional action leading up to the August break & what to expect once they return.

Trustee Advocacy in Action

Writing an opinion article for local media is an important way to share our institutions' accomplishments.

Ideas from the Field: Leveraging Stimulus Funds to Support Adult Learners - Education Strategy Group

As employers ramp up hiring, higher education institutions have a unique opportunity to help drive the economic recovery by scaling programs that prepare students for good jobs. This is particularly important for displaced workers looking to upskill. With significant new federal stimulus funding flowing to institutions, and new guidance that allows those funds, including student...
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