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Community College System hopes new law will ease recent application issues

A new law signed by Governor Roy Cooper on Friday amends the statute which governs in-state determination for tuition at...

How will community colleges open doors and determine residency at the same time?

Beginning in November 2017, I began a journey to visit nearly 30 community colleges by the end of the year....

Perspective

It’s time to rethink our Residency Determination Service

First, I want to thank EdNC for its work on behalf of education and particularly its interest in North Carolina’s...

Perspective

RDS working to make fair, accurate, and efficient residency determinations

“Resident for tuition purposes”—a phrase that is familiar to North Carolina college admissions and financial aid administrators. My first exposure...

Removing barriers: A proposal to simplify the Residency Determination Service

This is Part Four of a series on the Residency Determination Service. Part One gives a comprehensive overview of the...

RDS: A legislative creation in search of consistency and efficiency

This is Part Three in a series examining the residency laws of North Carolina, the new RDS system in place...

Community colleges find RDS uneasy fit for their students

This is Part Two in a series examining the residency laws of North Carolina, the new RDS system in place...

Residency for community colleges: A look at barriers for North Carolinians seeking a better life

Meet Mary. That isn’t her real name, but after years in an abusive marriage, she cannot afford to make it...