guardian paper

Partnerships for a Future-Ready Workforce (2018)

Partnerships for a Future-Ready Workforce details how community colleges and businesses can form strong partnerships, national trends in employer needs and postsecondary attainment, and policies and practices that form a

Equity Action Agenda for Community College Governance (2018)

ACCT’s Equity Action Agenda for Community College Governance is a guide based on the responsibilities of community college trustees and the college’s leadership to promote policies that support access, affordability, equity and completion for all community college students. College diversity, equity, and inclusivity policies facilitate academic progress and economic and social mobility for all.

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.

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:

Lost in the Trillion: A Three-State Comparison of Community College Borrowing and Default (2017)

Lost in the Trillion: A Three-State Comparison of Community College Borrowing and Default reveals surprising similarities, with some notable differences, in how community college students use federal debt repayment interventions.

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

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

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

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.

Putting Students First, Are Associate Degrees Preparing Graduates For Successful Careers? (2017)

Senior Economist Jonathan Rothwell of Gallup, presents data on employment outcomes for college graduates from different types of colleges.

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