The past five years of public college enrollment trends show an overall decline in undergraduate enrollment; but there are distinct differences across student populations.
Among Forests and Bayous, a Fledgling College and Fragile Dreams
4 Actions Colleges Can Take To Address Police Brutality
How Much Money Each College Can Receive From the CARES Act
Mounting Peril for Public Higher Education During the Coronavirus Pandemic
3 Steps Needed To Protect College Students in the Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic
In Pennsylvania, the good moral character rule blocks thousands of people in prison from getting state financial aid for college, and now is the time to eliminate it.
Higher Education Advocates Urge Congress to Equitably Fund Community Colleges in Federal Stimulus Legislation
With two-year public colleges facing a severe funding crisis, the Center for American Progress and other higher education advocates have signed on to a letter urging Congress to equitably fund community colleges in federal stimulus legislation.
Nearly three months after Congress directed billions of dollars to higher education in response to the coronavirus, Education Department decisions have created uncertainty for colleges and prevented potentially thousands of students from receiving relief.
Colleges call for a three-year free pass because of the coronavirus crisis, but monitoring their financial health is more important than ever.
Amid an ongoing pandemic and a legacy of neglect, a college president tries to keep his students’ dreams alive. Congress must help.
Recommendations for how to make the higher education formula in the CARES Act more equitable and drive more dollars to public institutions.
This issue brief provides options for ensuring that the formula for distributing relief funds to colleges does a better job of prioritizing those who need them most.
Undocumented Students Generated Up to $132 Million in Relief to Colleges—But They Won’t Receive a Dime From the Stimulus
The federal government’s decision to exclude undocumented college students from receiving emergency aid is ungrounded in the CARES Act.
Stanford University had good intentions in rejecting its CARES Act emergency funds, but a better way to help students would be to donate that money to area community colleges.
Colleges are supporting students by deferring deadlines, waiving fees, and making standardized tests optional.
An Investment for Generations: A Q&A on Advancing Equity in Higher Education Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic
Student affairs leaders at California State University, Dominguez Hills, highlight challenges that students and colleges are facing during the coronavirus pandemic—and explain how policymakers can help them persevere.
The federal government must take action in order to address the immediate-, medium-, and long-term fallout from the coronavirus crisis on pre-K, K-12 and higher education.
The Senate’s coronavirus stimulus bill doesn’t do nearly enough to help families and small businesses.
A new proposal from the House Committee on Education and Labor strengthens guardrails across the higher education system and puts students and taxpayers over special interests.