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Unequal Aid

book_alt2 icon Report Crosby Burns discusses the federal financial aid process for LGBT applicants and families headed by same-sex couples.

By Crosby Burns | Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Repealing Rules Helps Colleges but Hurts Students

Julie Margetta Morgan argues that policymakers should be working with the Education Department to adopt sensible rules that address gaps in our higher education system—not retracting the rules altogether.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Friday, June 24, 2011

Knowing What Colleges Already Know About You

Julie Margetta Morgan takes economist Richard Thaler’s idea that companies should disclose confidential information they gather on their on consumers and applies it to higher education.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Friday, May 13, 2011

Buying College

book_alt2 icon Report Julie Margetta Morgan outlines how the federal government can be more effective at helping students make choices about college.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Monday, March 14, 2011

Protecting the Federal Investment in Higher Education

The gainful employment rule protects student and taxpayer investment in higher education.

By Rebecca Salay and Julie Margetta Morgan | Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Giving Students the Gift of Time

Students need the right tools to make better decisions about their college options, writes Julie Margetta Morgan.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Monday, February 28, 2011

Ensuring Gainful Employment

A proposed rule that would ensure students graduating from career education programs could repay their debts doesn’t preclude other important regulations, writes Julie Margetta Morgan.

By Julie Margetta Morgan | Thursday, February 24, 2011

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

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

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

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