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Disrupting College

book_alt2 icon Report We must adjust our focus and policies to make quality postsecondary education affordable to more people, write Clayton M. Christensen, Michael B. Horn, Louis Caldera, and Louis Soares.

By Clayton M. Christensen, Michael B. Horn, Louis Soares, and Louis Caldera | Tuesday, February 8, 2011

The Social Life of College Information

book_alt2 icon Report Julie Margetta Morgan and Louis Soares on ways to enhance the college decision-making process for students and their families.

By Julie Margetta Morgan and Louis Soares | Friday, December 3, 2010

Defendiendo los Fondos Pell

Pat Garofalo explica por qué la financiación de este programa que ayuda a los estudiantes de bajos ingresos a asistir a la universidad contribuye al bien común y la fortaleza económica de nuestra nación.

By Pat Garofalo | Monday, November 15, 2010

Defending Pell Grants: Higher Education Is Key to Our Nation’s Economic Competitiveness

Pat Garofalo explains why funding for this program to help low-income students attend college contributes to the common good and economic strength of our nation.

By Pat Garofalo | Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Degree Completion Beyond Institutional Borders

book_alt2 icon Report Rebecca Klein-Collins, Amy Sherman, and Louis Soares examine degree completion options for nontraditional students.

By Rebecca Klein-Collins, Amy Sherman, and Louis Soares | Thursday, October 28, 2010

Easy Come, EZ-GO

book_alt2 icon Report Brian Sponsler, Gregory Kienzl, and Alexis Wesaw take a look at increasing college-degree attainment in multistate metropolitan America.

By Brian A. Sponsler, Gregory S. Kienzl, and Alexis J. Wesaw | Thursday, October 28, 2010

Idea of the Day:Comparison Shopping for College Should Be Made Easy

Congress should mandate comparability of financial aid offers across colleges so that students and families can comparison shop for the right school.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Comparison Shopping for College

Julie Margetta Morgan proposes a financial aid comparison table that would help students get the highest quality education at the lowest cost.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Friday, October 15, 2010

The Real Cost of For-Profit Education

Examining the cost of education at for-profit universities has the potential to spur reform in these institutions, writes Julie Margetta Morgan.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Thursday, September 30, 2010

What’s in a College Credit?

It’s time to improve credit hours so that they measure what students have learned and not just time spent learning, writes Julie Morgan.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Would You Go to Strayer University?

We need to be looking for more than just fraud in for-profit education—students need to know what kind of value they’re getting for their money, writes Julie Margetta Morgan.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Thursday, July 15, 2010

Community College 2.0

book_alt2 icon Report Louis Soares offers recommendations for transforming associate’s degree programs to create better results for working learners.

By Louis Soares | Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Making College More Affordable, More Diverse

Health care isn’t the only reform through Congress this week—young people got a leg up, too, with measures to make college more affordable, writes Pedro de la Torre.

By Pedro de la Torre III | Thursday, March 25, 2010

Ask the Expert: What Is the Student Aid and Financial Responsibility Act?

play_alt icon Video Pedro do la Torre explains what the Student Aid and Financial Responsibility Act is, why we need it, and why it's paired with health reform legislation.

By Pedro de la Torre III | Wednesday, March 17, 2010

The Odd Couple

Pedro de la Torre explains how and why student aid and health care reform are joining together to bring much-needed help particularly to young Americans.

By Pedro de la Torre III | Wednesday, March 17, 2010