The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) and Higher Ed for Higher Standards today released Seizing the Moment: Community Colleges Collaborating with K-12 to Improve Student Success. The report calls on community college presidents and trustees to embrace the higher standards many K-12 school systems have adopted and implement strategies to increase college readiness and success.
“A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain,” says an old Arabian proverb. President Obama introduced America’s College Promise, a proposal to make two years of college education available with no tuition fees to qualifying students.
This morning, Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA) introduced legislation, the America's College Promise Actof 2015, into the House of Representatives modeled on President Obama's America's College Promise proposal, introduced in February. Senator T
Earlier this month, ACCT President & CEO J. Noah Brown participated in the 2016 Association of Colleges (AoC) annual conference in Birmingham, England.
This morning, President Trump released his initial request for funding for fiscal year (FY) 2018. While not the full budget request expected later this spring, early details appear to be at odds with the President's promise to provide for "...a Government that puts the needs of its own people first."