That could be because many community college students need jobs to pay tuition.
Schools are trying to assess student needs through the summer, and possibly through the coming year
Alumni, professors and fellow students have donated time, money and resources to help those who have to leave campus but don't have an easy path home.
Whether they're heading home or finding a way to remain on campus, international students have had their semesters upended by COVID-19.
A survey of 34 universities and community colleges found that about 48 percent of students reported food insecurity in the previous 30 days, 22 percent with such low levels of food security that they qualified as hungry.
That's a year's worth of tuition saved. But something may be lost as well.
Only about 40 percent of community college students earn a degree within six years. But students who go to class full time are much more likely to graduate. A new study finds that even one semester of full-time attendance makes a difference. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
If you are one of the 42 million people out there with federal student loans, you have surely come into contact with a loan servicer. That is a company or nonprofit paid by the federal government to collect your payments and handle any problems with the loan — the name Navient may ring a bell. […]
The Urban Institute has some answers in an online resource.