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.
ACCT has speaking with community college leaders throughout the country since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic to assess needs. We have been working hard in Washington to convey those needs to lawmakers, and sharing information with you about progress and letting you know when to act. We have now joined forces with our longtime partners Education Strategy Group and the State Higher Education Executive Officers to bring you a new series of online forums designed to help community college leaders accelerate community colleges' recovery.
Given the likelihood that many displaced workers will enroll in education and training, it is incumbent upon higher education to prioritize innovative delivery models to ensure these individuals can successfully - and quickly - attain the skills they need for immediate job placement.
Shifting labor markets due to COVID-19 recovery require new data analyses to identify in-demand sectors. A panel of experts will discuss tools and approaches to accomplish that goal.
This paper provides an overview of registered apprenticeship programs, including pre-apprenticeships and youth apprenticeships, and describes their recent growth.
To help community colleges do even more to resolve the growing mismatch between what colleges produce and what employers need, in this brief we explore the role that community college leaders might play in expanding on-the-job training at their institutions through apprenticeship programs.
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.