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.
Christian E. Weller parses the latest data to detail how different student borrowers fared between 2007-2009. It’s not an encouraging picture.
Sophia Kerby breaks down why students of color will be more affected by a rise in student loan interest rates.
Issue Brief Jennifer Mishory, Rory O'Sullivan, and Tobin van Ostern on what happens if Congress allows the student interest rate to double.