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DataPoints

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…




Improving FAFSA completion rates

Editor’s note: This excerpt comes from the American Association of Community Colleges’ 21st-Century Center. Nearly 40 percent of federal aid-eligible students don’t complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, commonly called the FAFSA. Why?…



Commentary: Tackling enrollment challenges

Shoreline Community College opened 52 years ago on an 83-acre campus 10 miles north of Seattle. In 2015–2016, we served 10,003 students studying more than 100 transfer and professional degree programs and hosted international students…