Download The Economic Value of America’s Community College (Executive Summary) PDF Download The Economic Value of America’s Community Colleges (Main Report) PDF This report assesses the impact of the increased alumni productivity of America’s community colleges1 on the national economy and the benefits generated by the colleges for students, taxpayers, and society. The results of […]
November 28, 2022
DataPoints: Enrollment by race/ethnicity Between fall 2010 and 2020, the shares of public two-year college students who were Hispanic and Asian increased, while the shares of students who were White and Black declined, according to a College Board analysis. Hispanic students comprised about 28% of community college students in 2020, up from about 19% in […]
The AACC government relations team brought participants up to speed on everything they need to know about Congress’s agenda during the upcoming “lame duck” session. Several important community college issues are on tap for the post-election session, including federal funding, student tax provisions, and possibly short-term Pell eligibility. The team discussed the latest regulatory developments, […]
The U.S. Education Department this week released Perkins program data culled from state reports submitted for the 2020-21 program year, which is the first year to include data under Perkins V. The information is presented in new dashboards containing enrollment and performance data for career and technical education (CTE) students at the state and national level, including […]
We talk with Stephen Miller, director of the Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at Eastern New Mexico University–Ruidoso, about cybersecurity training programs at community colleges, including how to grow programs even as technology changes and the need for collaboration.
The bulk of new community college baccalaureate (CCB) programs focus on health sciences and nursing, followed by business-related programs, according to the Community College Baccalaureate Association (CCBA). Health sciences and nursing comprising nearly 30% of new CCB programs, while business — including management and organizational leadership — make up 18%, according to a recent e-book by CCBA, which […]