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New CCRC Policy Series Highlights the Research Around Community Colleges, Student Debt, Workforce Development

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A new CCRC series highlights research evidence that could be useful to advocates and legislators as they craft policies around issues including debt support, investments in student success, and workforce development.

Short-Term Pell Grants Must Be Designed to Protect Students, Taxpayers

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Low-income adults should have access to Pell Grants. Here, we suggest several guardrails to increase the likelihood of successful educational and employment outcomes for participants.

Announcing the Community College Practice-Research-Policy Exchange

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Officially launching in fall 2021, the initiative will develop a practitioner-defined national community college research agenda and disseminate research findings throughout the country.

Jordan Matsudaira Appointed to Higher Ed Policy Role in Education Department

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Matsudaira, a senior research scholar at CCRC, will serve as deputy undersecretary in the office responsible for higher education, adult education, and federal student aid.

Fixing FAFSA Matters Because College Access Matters

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This essay is adapted from CCRC Senior Research Scholar Judith Scott-Clayton's testimony before the Senate HELP Committee on the need to simplify the FAFSA form as a matter of equity and college access.