Funding Bill Reinstates Year-Round Pell Grants
05/01/2017 — In a major victory for community colleges and their students, the FY 2017 omnibus appropriations bill released today by Congress reinstates year-round Pell Grants beginning with the 2017-18 award year.
Higher Ed Weighs in on Immigration Order
02/06/2017 — AACC, along with many community colleges, have signed onto two letters sent by the American Council on Education to Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelley expressing concerns with President Trump’s executive order on immigration.
Joint AACC-ACCT DACA Letter Issued
01/07/2017 — AACC and ACCT sent a joint letter to President-elect Trump urging him to maintain the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.