Please join us for the second webinar in ACCT's Strengthening Rural Community Colleges Learning Series to discuss USDA rural development loans to support housing on rural community college campuses.
Please join us for the first webinar in ACCT's Strengthening Rural Community Colleges Learning Series
Please join us to learn more about the next phase in ACCT’s Strengthening Rural Community Colleges initiative! During this webinar, ACCT Senior Vice President Jee Hang Lee and Senior Program Manager Rachel Rush-Marlowe will discuss the details of
Washington, D.C.—The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) today announced the publication of a new report that assesses short-term community college credential program outcomes in three states, with support from the E
For decades, the shortcomings of financial aid have frustrated students and colleges alike. Flaws in the design and delivery of financial aid, including how “need” is defined and subsequently calculated, contribute to its diminishing efficacy.
Community colleges are leading advocates to repeal the ban on Pell Grants for incarcerated students, which has been in place since 1994.
In today’s economy, more than 80 percent of jobs require some form of education or training beyond the high school level.
Pell grants are often referred to as the cornerstone of federal financial aid, as they help make college education affordable for students from low and moderate-income families. However, the purchasing power of the Pell grant has been steadily decreasing since 1972 when it covered over 70 percent of a student’s college costs. Today, the maximum Pell award covers around 30 percent of a student’s postsecondary education expenses.