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Julie Margetta Morgan Archives

The New College Scorecard Is a Much-Needed Improvement

CollegeThe new college scorecard released yesterday will better help American families identify which colleges or universities can fit their budgets and goals.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Thursday, February 14, 2013

Congress Should Allow Students to Refinance Their Loans

Student debtWe need reform that will allow students to take advantage of historically low interest rates by refinancing their student loans in order to ease their debt burdens and stimulate the economy.

By Julie Margetta Morgan and Tobin Van Ostern | Monday, January 14, 2013

College Net Price Calculators Should Improve Transparency on Data Collection

Prospective studentsStudents should not unknowingly be giving away optional information to potential vendors by simply attempting to estimate the price of attending college.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Thursday, December 13, 2012

Improving the College Scorecard

College graduation book_alt2 icon Report A well-designed “college scorecard” can help students and their families make more informed college choices.

By Julie Margetta Morgan and Gadi Dechter | Sunday, December 2, 2012

Las cinco razones porqué la deuda educativa merece la acción del Congreso

El aumento de la deuda de préstamos estudiantiles tiene serias implicaciones para los consumidores individuales y la economía en general. Aquí hay cinco razones claves por las que la deuda educativa debe ser una prioridad nacional y no sólo un problema para los defensores de los estudiantes

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Thursday, March 22, 2012

Middle-Class College Dreams Take Serious Hit Under Ryan Plan

Julie Margetta Morgan says its clear from the House budget plan that Rep. Ryan and his colleagues need an education on the realities of college affordability.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Wednesday, March 21, 2012

5 Reasons Why Educational Debt Deserves Congressional Action

Julie Margetta Morgan on why the looming student debt crisis is a national priority.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Tuesday, March 20, 2012

House Bill Aims to Let Colleges Off the Hook

Julie Margetta Morgan argues that H.R. 2117 would allow colleges to continue evading state and federal laws at the expense of students and taxpayers.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Using Budget Tools to Make College Affordable

Julie Margetta Morgan and Stephen Steigleder examine the president’s plan to ensure a college education remains a real option for poor and middle-income students and their families.

By Julie Margetta Morgan and Stephen Steigleder | Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Making College More Affordable

article icon Issue Brief While President Obama's plan to make college more affordable will help many families, more can still be done to ensure every American's educational future, writes Julie Margetta Morgan.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Thursday, February 2, 2012

What Can We Learn from Law School?

book_alt2 icon Report Julie Morgan explains how looking at issues in legal education can help us better understand the problems that face all colleges.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Including More Student Voices in Higher Education Policymaking

book_alt2 icon Report Julie Margetta Morgan and Tsuki Hoshijima look at the role students play in higher education policy, and ways to make students’ voices a more powerful part of the higher education policy conversation.

By Julie Margetta Morgan and Tsuki Hoshijima | Monday, November 21, 2011

House Budget Committee Is Searching for Excuses to Cut Pell Grants

Stephen Steigleder and Julie Margetta Morgan detail the House plan to prevent full funding for the Pell Grant program.

By Stephen Steigleder and Julie Margetta Morgan | Tuesday, November 15, 2011

House Appropriations Bill Threatens Low-Income Students

The House appropriations bill cuts financial aid funding and eliminates regulations that ensure college is a sound investment, writes Julie Margetta Morgan.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Universidades con Fines de Lucro Necesitan Mejores Normas

Las normas de responsabilidad en universidades con fines de lucro deben ayudar a constatar que más estudiantes se gradúen con credenciales, escribe Julie Margetta Morgan.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Thursday, September 22, 2011