“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 email@example.com 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.
Download the letters: Approps FY 2019 AACC ACCT Senate (PDF) Approps FY 2019 AACC ACCT House (PDF)
Download June 2018 community college priorities and legislative background documents. Community College Legislative Priorities, June 2018 (PDF) FY 2019 Appropriations (PDF) Dream Act / DACA (PDF) Higher Education Act Reauthorization/PROSPER Act (PDF)
Staff and faculty are less diverse than the student populations attending community colleges. Read the full PDF.
In this free joint webinar, the AACC and ACCT government relations teams provide an up-to-date briefing on the Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization and the PROSPER Act. Download ‘The PROSPER Act and Community Colleges’ webinar slides in PDF format.