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ERIC Number: ED560062
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jul
Pages: 56
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Protecting Colleges and Students: Community College Strategies to Prevent Default
McKibben, Bryce; La Rocque, Matthew; Cochrane, Debbie
Association of Community College Trustees
Student loan default, defined as federal loan borrowers' failure to make any payments for at least 270 days, is an issue of increasing importance to community colleges and their students. This report takes a unique look at student loan default at nine community colleges across the nation, and how those colleges are working to help students avoid default. The 9 community colleges are: (1) Edmonds Community College; (2) Grossmont College; (3) Guilford Technical Community College; (4) Iowa Western Community College; (5) Lane Community College; (6) Minneapolis Community and Technical College; (7) Moraine Park Technical College; (8) St. Philip's College; and (9) Valencia College. The following are appended: (1) Methodology; and (2) FY 2010 Cohort Default Rate Data for Sample Colleges. A glossary is also included.
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Two Year Colleges; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for College Access & Success; Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT)
Identifiers - Location: California; Florida; Iowa; Minnesota; North Carolina; Oregon; Texas; Washington; Wisconsin
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act Title IV; Pell Grant Program