Advocacy & Funding

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    Mich.: Pay for Tuition with Future Earnings?
    By Corey Murray
    April 21, 2014

    Michigan lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow students to attend a state community college for free. But there’s a catch: The students must contribute a percentage of their future earnings so that other students can enjoy the same benefit.

  • FAFSA
    Momentum for FAFSA Simplification Builds
    By Dennis Pierce
    August 10, 2015

    Gates Foundation report makes recommendations to help make it easier for students to apply for federal aid.

  • America's College Promise
    Moving America’s College Promise Ahead
    By Dennis Pierce
    July 30, 2015

    How community colleges can support this bill and encourage its advancement through Congress.

  • New ways to raise revenues
    By Dennis Pierce
    October 4, 2018

    Outsourcing some operations on campus helped a New York college increase revenues.

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    Paid internships are coming to low-income students
    By AACC 21st Century Center Staff
    December 22, 2016

    The Career Ready Internship Grant will help two-year colleges provide paid internships for students.

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    Pew: The Cost of Not Going to College
    By Corey Murray
    April 3, 2014

    A new report from the Pew Research Center reveals several key benefits of a college education — and points out why, in the long run, not going to college often costs more than the price of attendance.