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.

    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.