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More student parents: Student parents attending public two-year institutions comprise 45 percent (about 2.1 million) of all student-parent enrollments — an increase of 9 percent from 2004 to 2012. (Read the full PDF.) AACC StaffMore…



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Helping hand: According to a recent survey, 49 percent of community college students reported struggling with making ends meet, resorting to taking loans or asking friends, family or charitable organizations for financial help at least…


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High school projections: While the number of high school graduates is expected to remain relatively stable, the percentage of minorities among them is expected to increase, and the rate of white graduates is predicted to…


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Excellent track record: Community colleges are the only sector of higher education not to have any programs fail the federal gainful employment test. Editor’s note: DataPoints is a biweekly feature of the American Association of…


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Prepared for work: Technical career students most strongly feel that their education prepared them for their jobs. Editor’s note: DataPoints is a biweekly feature of the American Association of Community Colleges that provides a snapshot…


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Low tuition and fees: Community colleges continue to offer the lowest tuition and fees across all sectors of higher education. Editor’s note: DataPoints is a biweekly feature of the American Association of Community Colleges that…


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Swirling students: Community college students take many different pathways to complete credentials. Editor’s note: DataPoints is a biweekly feature of the American Association of Community Colleges that provides a snapshot of information related to community…