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Student Loan Relief Options on Table

Washington Watch is written by AACC’s government relations office. On Saturday, August 8, President Trump signed a presidential memorandum, that, among other things, extended a moratorium on student loan repayment through the end of the…


Does Mandatory FAFSA Improve College Access?

Washington Watch is written by AACC’s government relations office. Student financial aid makes it possible for those who lack the financial means to attend college. To access that aid requires an application process. The fact…




Overcoming Obstacles to Mobility

Washington Watch is written by AACC’s government relations office. Public colleges are lauded as the “workhorses of middle-class mobility” in a recent Brookings Institution report. Most of the adulation is aimed at four-year institutions. The…





Washington Watch: Safety at Educational Institutions

Washington Watch is written by AACC’s government relations office. At a time when our foremost thoughts of safety turn to our health and staying COVID-19 free, safety also concerns physical well-being and attending crime-free educational…