AACC’s Office of Government Relations (OGR) advocates for a broad range of priorities that impact community colleges and the students they serve, including those that fall outside of our other listed categories.
This section includes updates on other key community college priorities, including immigration policy, policies impacting student veterans and students who are active duty, and student and institutional eligibility for federal programs outside of the Departments of Education and Labor.
Through a Dear Colleague letter and accompanying Q&A document, the Departments of Education and Justice on Monday released joint guidance on the scope and impact of the Supreme Court’s decision striking down racial preferences in college admissions decisions. The guidance aims to clarify what practices institutions may still utilize to achieve a diverse student body. Full article.