Other Advocacy Resources
This section contains legislative fact sheets and summaries, ACCT's position letters to Congress and the Administration, a directory of members of the Congressional Community College Caucuses, and more.
Fact sheets, summaries, and infographics of federal legislation or regulations impacting community colleges.
ACCT expresses the organization’s view on pending legislation and regulations and the potential effects on community colleges.
The Community College Caucus began in 2005 as a bipartisan forum for Members of Congress to exchange information about issues affecting the nation’s community colleges.
Topics of Special Focus: Pell Grants & Student Loan Cohort Default Rates
Each year, the Pell Grant program enables more than three million community college students with financial need to pay for tuition, books, transportation, and living expenses. The Pell Grant remains a valuable investment in a better-educated workforce, higher wages, and a stronger economy.
Community colleges are concerned about student loan default and are already actively working to help students be successful in repaying their loans. This page helps to explain the default metric, its limitation and impact for community colleges, and potential federal policy changes.
Read through past Latest Action in Washington legislative e-alerts.