Humanities credentials awarded to minority students increased from 12.9 percent in 1989 to 32.1 percent in 2015. Read the full PDF.
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 – […]
Recently, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) task force on Academic Progression asked for feedback regarding their draft position statement The Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing as Minimal Preparation for Professional Practice. We have provided feedback and urge you to do the same. Community college nursing programs fill a critical need across the country. […]
Download the joint AACC and ACCT letter regarding proposed HEA legislation. [PDF]
Trends in performance-based funding Twenty-six states use performance-based funding to allocate funds to their public two-year colleges. Read full PDF.
Read AACC’s brief summary of the “Promoting Real Opportunity and Success and Prosperity through Education Reform Act”.
High-paying occupations There are about 30 million jobs that pay good salaries for workers without a bachelor’s degree. Read full PDF.
November 20, 2017 | Issue # 101 “Busy” doesn’t even begin to describe last week. AACC and AASA, the School Superintendents Association, partnered on our seventh meeting on college readiness. On Monday, November 13, I participated in the first meeting of the President’s Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion, led by Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. AACC […]
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 […]