A Closer Look at the Trillion: Borrowing, Repayment and Default at Iowa's Community Colleges (2015)

A Closer Look at the Trillion: Borrowing, Repayment and Default at Iowa's Community Colleges, takes an unprecedented look at community college student borrowing and repayment behavior.

Accreditation report

Accreditation and Community College Trustees (2018)

Accreditation and Community College Trustees is an essential toolkit for new and experienced trustees alike, to assure and improve academic quality in higher education. Major takeaways from the report and webinar include:

Aiding Success: The Role of Federal and State Financial Aid in Supporting California's Community Colleges (2017)

Aiding Success: The Role of Federal and State Financial Aid in Supporting California Community College Students documents the variation in student graduation and transfer rates by students' financial situation. The authors of Aiding S

Clearing the Path to a Brighter Future: Addressing Barriers to Community College Access and Success (2013)

On June 10, 2013, ACCT in partnership with Single Stop USA released this white paper to redefine how participating students approach student support services.

Executive Leadership Transitioning at Community Colleges (2018)

The urgency attached to the board’s role in selecting, supporting, and positioning their institution and new presidents to thrive and excel cannot be overstated.

Financial Aid 101: A Guide to Understanding Federal Financial Aid Programs for Community College Trustees and Leaders (2013)

Federal financial aid serves as a crucial tool to support both access and success for students in higher education.  This is especially true at community colleges.

Financial Aid 102: An Updated Guide to Understanding Federal Financial Aid Programs for Community College Leaders and Trustees (2017)

This guide offers an update to our 2011 guide, Financial Aid 101, providing detailed explanations of a variety of aid programs, including changes to programs and information on programs that have emerged as important alternate sources of

Hungry and Homeless in College: Results from a National Study of Basic Needs Insecurity in Higher Education (2017)

Hungry and Homeless in College, a new research report that assesses food and housing insecurity among community college students details results of a survey of more than 33,000 students at 70 community colleges in 24 states--the broadest survey of

Hungry to Learn: Addressing Food and Housing Insecurity Among Undergraduates (2016)

Hungry to Learn shines a glaring spotlight on the real rates of food and housing insecurity among community college students and describes changes that community colleges and federal and state policymakers can implement to improve food an

Learning While Earning, How Low Income Working Learners Differ From All Other American College Students (2017)

Researchers from the Georgetown University Center on Education and Workforce, Anthony Carnevale and Nicole Smith, examine the challenges working students face and the impacts of these challenges on completion and debt.

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