Mission & Values

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    5 Reasons It’s Time to Redesign Our Community Colleges
    By Corey Murray
    August 15, 2014

    As educators forge ahead with difficult reforms, a look back at just how essential the ongoing work of change on campus really is.

  • A ‘dream’ opening
    By James Hill
    February 7, 2018

    A new resource center at an Oregon college provides services for undocumented and DACA students and their families.

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    A college where adjuncts are not just add-ons
    By Angela Félix
    August 29, 2017

    How one college supports the success of adjunct faculty.

  • A Lifecycle Approach to Putting Higher Education Within Reach
    By Martha Kanter
    August 18, 2016

    The following is an excerpt from What It’s Worth: Strengthening the Financial Future of Families, Communities and the Nation, a report produced by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Corporation for Enterprise Development. Martha Kanter, executive director of the College Promise Campaign, contributed the chapter “A Lifecycle Approach to Putting Higher Education Within Reach.”

  • A little relief for student parents
    By AACC 21st Century Center Staff
    October 3, 2017

    Community colleges are helping student parents balance child care and college.

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    What Community Colleges Do Well
    By Corey Murray
    December 4, 2014

    Community colleges successfully address long-entrenched higher-education challenges.