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Student Aid

Lessons Learned

What the past year can — and can't — tell us about the future of emergency aid.

Financial Aid Help for Students — And Community Colleges, Too

In its first year, SwiftStudent helped simplify financial aid appeals for more than 70,000 students.

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...

Policy Priorities to Strengthen the Federal Pell Grant Program

ACCT recently hosted a 3-part webinar series on strengthening the federal Pell Grant program to better support community college students by making college more affordable and accessible.

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.

The Power of the Census

Results from the 2020 census will determine how much support community colleges get. Here's what trustees can do to encourage participation.
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