Over the past decade, Lincoln Land Community College has enhanced community partnerships and expanded workforce development training programs, especially for underserved populations. Located in the heart of Midwest farm country and founded by a group of mainly farmers, college officials were incredibly grateful last spring to accept a large gift that will continue that storied […]
Women represent 75 percent of the nine million healthcare practitioners and technicians. Read the full PDF.
Congress has cleared for President Trump’s signature a six-year reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, the Strengthening CTE for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 2353). Legislation that emerged from the Senate HELP Committee in early July was approved with amendments by the full Senate on July 23rd, and the House […]
“At Northwest Florida State College, we are committed to helping each student achieve their individual goals for education and career success. In everything we do, from academics, arts and athletics, our mission is to improve the lives of citizens in Northwest Florida. NWF State College provides the advantages of affordability, excellence and access. Our college […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2018 Contact: Martha Parham 202-728-0200 x209 firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON, DC—The Supreme Court yesterday ruled that President Trump has the authority to implement a travel ban that restricts entry to the U.S. for nationals from seven countries—mostly Muslim-majority nations. This ruling is disappointing and concerning to the American Association of Community Colleges […]
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AACC is currently surveying community colleges to determine the impact on students of the year-round or “summer” Pell Grant. Responses from all community colleges are encouraged. Dear Colleague, Community college leaders from across the country lobbied vigorously to secure the year-round Pell Grant that was enacted last year. This change allows students to receive a second […]
The Border Security and Immigration Reform Act (BSIRA) of 2018 would grant Dreamers contingent non-immigrant status with a subsequent path to citizenship. This is a positive step forward but Congress must do better than what is contained in BSIRA. AACC has joined the other major higher education associations in a letter that expresses appreciation for […]
While overall enrollment in community colleges is decreasing, their enrollment of high school students is rising. Read the full PDF.
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