This timeline shows how a failing agency has remained a gatekeeper to federal financial aid dollars.
The State of Higher Education Spending From the CARES Act
6 Actions Congress Should Take on Higher Education in 2021
What the Biden Administration Can Do Now To Make College More Affordable, Accountable, and Racially Just
3 Ways Congress Can Support Adult Students During COVID-19
Hispanic-Serving Institutions Need $1 Billion More in Federal Funding
A summary of key policy changes and funding in the fiscal year 2021 omnibus budget and coronavirus relief package.
A timeline from the 1960s to the present shows that college students with criminal convictions have lost more access to financial aid than they have gained.
The November 3 results for Proposition 16 underscore the need for a clear message, adequate time and resources, and voter persuasion.
The incoming Biden-Harris administration has much work ahead to ensure that students are protected in this time of uncertainty.
Nationally, community colleges receive $78 billion less in revenue than public four-year institutions, leading to disparate outcomes among their student populations.
Expanding local appropriations could help provide the resources that community colleges need to boost social mobility in their regions.
The Trump Administration Has Set Up Students To Be Harmed by Unscrupulous Colleges During This Recession
Too many institutions took advantage of students in the last recession—and as another downturn deepens, accountability is in shreds.
Due to the pandemic, colleges likely won’t be held accountable for borrower outcomes for several years; policymakers should use this as an opportunity to fix the system.
Several states stand out for their plans to spend COVID-19 emergency relief aid on supporting vulnerable students and institutions.
A new approach to studying racial representation at community colleges uncovers inequities for Black students.
The Trump administration’s inability to complete a new student loan servicing competition has set 33 million borrowers up for potential disaster next year.
A closer look at the revenue gaps between community colleges and public four-year institutions reveals significant inequities and underscores the need for reform.
The past five years of public college enrollment trends show an overall decline in undergraduate enrollment; but there are distinct differences across student populations.
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.