Issue Brief As we move forward with improving the educational system for those currently or about to enroll in higher education, it is important to not leave behind the tens of millions of Americans who still possess student debt.
Report Colleges and universities would benefit from forming a league to establish rules of competition and progress in the public interest.
We 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.
Students should not unknowingly be giving away optional information to potential vendors by simply attempting to estimate the price of attending college.
Report A well-designed “college scorecard” can help students and their families make more informed college choices.
On the eve of Election Day 2012, our nation’s youngest voters could once again play a key role in the outcome because of their progressive ideals.
Report Higher education is an integral part of the American Dream. But in order for it to be affordable for all, we must address the student debt crisis before it spirals further out of control.
College leaders should embrace a customer-centric approach to improve the educational experience for their students.
Issue Brief Kysie Miao reviews the history of performance-based funding in higher education at the state level.
The $6.6 billion deal is a bipartisan compromise to prevent Stafford loan rates from doubling on July 1 for one out of three college students, write Brian Stewart, Tobin Van Ostern, and Abraham White.
Report Stephen Steigleder and Louis Soares explain why increasing support for job training that builds human capital and leads to stable middle-class employment is a wise investment.
A recent CAP event gathered education leaders to discuss the benefits and difficulties of this form of education.
Issue Brief Competency-based education could be the key to providing quality, postsecondary education to millions of Americans at a lower cost, writes Louis Soares.
Collection of new reports by the Center for American Progress, Campus Progress, and the USAction Education Fund details how an increase in the Stafford student loan interest rate would impact a number of states.