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Community College Watch — New this Fall: MASSGrant Plus

Melissa Maichle Community Colleges, Financial Aid Industry News, MA

Students attending one of Massachusetts’ fifteen community colleges may now receive state grant funds they wouldn’t have been previously eligible for. This year, Charlie BakerGovernor Charlie Baker’s administration made an additional $7.5M available to expand MASSGrant and provide funds to some … Read more »

Community College Watch: Removing Barriers for Homeless Students

Melissa Maichle California, Community Colleges, FL, General Issues in Financial Aid, MA, NY, PA

A new amendment to the Higher Education Authorization Act was introduced in September with bi-partisan support from multiple Senators to help combat homelessness for college students. The amendment would help provide housing options for students in between terms, and improve … Read more »

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Keeping Financial Aid Administrators In the Know

Melissa Maichle ., Community Colleges, Compliance, Federal Student Aid Programs, General Issues in Financial Aid

TRUE or FALSE. Your school offers programs that include self-paced or independent study courses that overlap terms.

TRUE or FALSE. Your school has programs that measure progress in clock hours.

TRUE or FALSE. Your school has programs that have

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