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Working while in school: Two out of three community college students work while enrolled, with part-time students more likely than full-time students to be employed. (Read the PDF.) AACC StaffMore Posts – Website


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Staying and completing: Students who began sub-baccalaureate credential programs in the 2011-12 academic year were more likely to attain a credential or still be enrolled (persist) compared to students who began in the 2003-04 academic…


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Still a great deal: In 2018-19, the average estimated tuition and fees based on full-time, in-district enrollment at a community college was $3,660, compared to $10,230 for in-state students at public four-year institutions. (Read the…


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Educating those who serve our country: Current and former military personnel are more likely to enroll at community colleges than in other higher education sectors. (Read the PDF.) Daily StaffCCDaily is published by the American…




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Persistence as a success indicator: The overall rate for students who began at a community college in fall 2016 and persisted the next fall (enrolled in the same college or transferred to another college) is…


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ADD on the rise among students: Of the community college students reporting that they have a disability, more than a quarter of them say they have attention deficit disorders. (Read the PDF.) Daily StaffCCDaily is…


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A second chance through Pell: Last fall, a federal pilot program provided nearly 5,000 incarcerated individuals with Pell grants so that they could enroll in postsecondary education prior to their release from prison. (Read the…


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The No. 1 choice for certificates: Well over half of students who earned a certificate in the 2016-17 academic year received their credential from a public community college. (Read the PDF.) Daily StaffCCDaily is published…