AACC, along with the Association of Community College Trustees, submitted these joint comments to Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairmen of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. The comments respond to a white paper on higher education accountability measures issued by the Senator on February 1. The white paper and the responding comments are part […]
> Download ‘AACC Pre-NLS Legislative Update’ as a PDF. In this free webinar, the AACC government relations team provided you with an up-to-date briefing on the federal policy issues that will be featured at the 2018 National Legislative Summit (NLS). We’ll leave plenty of time for questions and answers.
American Technical Publishers and Westmoreland Community College will host a webinar on February 6, 2018, at 12:00 pm (EST). The title of this webinar is “Offering a Registered Apprenticeship for Culinary/Pastry Students”. Topics Covered: Requirements of a registered apprenticeship. Benefits of offering apprenticeship as an option. Benefits to the student Benefits to the college Benefits […]
House legislation to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (PROSPER Act, H.R. 4508) would hold colleges financially accountable for student completion – i.e., impose risk-sharing – by changing the rules for how much Title IV aid a college must return to the Department of Education for students that withdraw during an enrollment period. By answering the […]
AACC will convene its second annual Advocates in Action conference June 11–12 in Washington, DC. Join other community college leaders in the nation’s capital to advocate for community college federal priorities. Participate in interactive sessions with important legislative and executive branch officials that shape federal higher education and workforce development policy. Get up to speed […]
Join the AACC government relations team for a free webinar next Monday, December 18, 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET that will provide all you need to know about the Higher Education Act reauthorization legislation (PROSPER Act, H.R. 4508) making its way through the House of Representatives. The legislation makes significant changes to current law – […]
Download the joint AACC and ACCT letter regarding proposed HEA legislation. [PDF]
Read AACC’s brief summary of the “Promoting Real Opportunity and Success and Prosperity through Education Reform Act”.
AACC and its sister trustee organization, Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) sent a joint message to elected officials with regard to the impact of the proposed tax bills on community colleges and their students. Download the AACC/ACCT joint letter to the House on H.R. 1 [PDF]. Download the AACC/ACCT joint letter to Senate Finance […]
AACC sent Congress a letter supporting DACA on behalf of the undersigned community colleges. Download and read the letter (PDF).