Amid an ongoing pandemic and a legacy of neglect, a college president tries to keep his students’ dreams alive. Congress must help.
Graduate School Debt
The Unwatched Watchdogs
Those Left Behind
Addressing the $1.5 Trillion in Federal Student Loan Debt
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.
The White House has proposed billions of dollars in cuts to supports for college students.
An Elite College Has Dropped Legacy Admissions—It’s Time for Other Higher Education Institutions To Do the Same
Legacy admissions policies have racist origins and continue to exclude underrepresented students of color.
Black and Latinx students who earn bachelor’s degrees take longer to graduate, earn more debt, and face more employment challenges than white peers.
This fact sheet considers accountability-based policy solutions through an equity lens to bring down graduate debt levels.
A new study offers insight into the experiences of college students grappling with food insecurity.