Campus Issues

Debt in your district

A new report gauging federal lawmakers’ stance on student debt-related issues shows where both parties gel — like on low student-loan interest rates — and where they split, such as on Pell Grant funding. Daily…


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Bill for guns on public universities, community colleges KCRG A newly-proposed bill in Iowa would allow weapons on campus at public universities and community colleges in the state. Overhaul of university funding in Ky. takes…


DataPoints

Enrollment trend: Public two-year colleges have seen a 9.6 percent dip in enrollment since 2013. DataPoints is a biweekly feature of the American Association of Community Colleges that provides a snapshot of information related to…



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Commentary: Community colleges can be ‘first responders’ in retraining displaced workers The Hill Community colleges offer an environment that is particularly supportive for displaced and dissatisfied workers. Va. county urged to join free community college…




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​In S.C., Senate Democrats want to make tech college free for residents The State (with video) Seventeen Democratic senators propose spending $76 million a year to offer free tuition, vouchers for fees and other financial…


Hot topics in higher ed law

Despite the uncertainties of how the Trump administration may approach federal regulations affecting higher education institutions, there are some areas that community colleges must address no matter what, such as overtime regulations and compliance, Title…


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As community colleges ‘have their moment,’ leaders face tough challenges EdSurge A growing number of community colleges are setting up “guided pathways” efforts, encouraged and supported by groups like the American Association of Community Colleges…