Community colleges

Dreaming Big: What Community Colleges Can Do to Help Undocumented Immigrant Youth Achieve their Potential

Community colleges have long been at the forefront in promoting increased educational access and attainment for undocumented students, says this report from the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education. The report examines exemplary practices of community colleges that are improving educational prospects of undocumented students. More »


Top 10 Higher Education State Policy Issues for 2012

Boosting institutional efficiency and college completion are among the issues expected to lead higher education policy discussions and debates in 2012, according to this report from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. More »


Taking Stock: Higher Education and Latinos

Increasing college completion rates of Latinos is key to achieving the nation’s education attainment goals. This Excelencia in Education publication examines the current higher education state of Latinos and suggests changes to successfully produce more graduates who can meet the More »


Undocumented Students in the College Admission Process

Lack of documentation is not deterring undocumented students from their college aspirations. This report from the National Association for College Admission Counseling shows that undocumented students are actively pursuing postsecondary education at various institutions, including some of the most selective More »


Top 10 State Policy Issues for Higher Education in 2008

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities has released this policy brief. It presents topics such as affordability, preparation and accountability — with a focus on college access.


Access to Community College for Undocumented Immigrants: A Guide for State Policymakers

This policy brief explores and highlights some of the actions being taken by states and institutions to improve the access of undocumented students to education opportunities. The brief focuses on five states — Florida, New Mexico, North Carolina, Texas, and More »