Applications for federal aid for college have decreased, so schools and states are looking at ways to get more grants into students' hands.
That could be because many community college students need jobs to pay tuition.
The plan aims to help students finish faster by narrowing choices.
'Life issues' get in the way of student success, Miami Dade campus president says.
Employers and educators join forces to build a new pipeline of skilled workers.
Time limits fueled the rise of short-term credential programs, like cosmetology.