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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...

Infrastructure Finally Hits Prime Time

The Biden Administration’s $2 trillion proposal includes provisions that address longstanding community college needs.

Timely Community College Federal Policy Priorities for 2021

Every year, ACCT and AACC release a list federal policy priorities that represent the interests of community college leaders and the students they serve. We put together a high-level overview of community college policy priorities for 2021.

Opinion: 'Entrepreneurial Education' Will Prepare Students to Succeed in a Post-Pandemic World - Times of San Diego

Gig work and virtual online businesses will continue to grow after the pandemic, offering huge opportunities for students prepared with entrepreneurial skills.

State Strategies to Re-Engage Students with Some College and No Degree

This brief focuses on actions states and/or state higher education systems can take to help students with some college, but no degree, reenroll and persist in completing a postsecondary credential.

Making the case for free community college nationwide

Seventeen states offer some sort of tuition-free two-year college program. Research proves the educational and economic benefit to young people who likely would have skipped college otherwise.
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