There are many reasons to scrap the Department of Education’s new proposal for borrowers whose colleges took advantage of them.
A Promising Model to Boost Retention for Part-Time Students
The Imperative to Support Single Mothers in College
New Federal Data Show America Still Needs to Improve College Access
Getting Repayment Rates Right
Many high-profile failed colleges had longer-term default rates that would have triggered sanctions had they been measured over more time.
CAP accessed five years of student loan outcomes for more than 4,800 colleges.
Race-conscious admissions policies benefit all students of color, including Asian Americans, and higher education institutions must use these practices—along with other considerations—to better ensure diversity and equity on their campuses.
America’s high school students need a rich and varied curriculum in order to be successful in high school, college, and beyond.
Although the Education Department has detailed data on student debt, the public is in the dark on basic facts.
Eighty-five of the colleges that ACICS oversees would have likely lost access to federal student aid if Secretary DeVos had not reinstated the problematic accreditor.
CAP proposes Beyond Tuition, a new plan to ensure all Americans have the opportunity to earn a college degree.
CAP presents a new plan for tackling affordability, quality, and accountability in higher education through a racial and socioeconomic equity lens.
Why the House plan to reauthorize the Higher Education Act is even worse than its official net savings estimate.
In order to ensure free community college proposals are equitable and work for all students, state policymakers should keep four key principles in mind.
White students have a significant advantage when it comes to where college completers get their credentials and what they study.
CAP’s Jobs Blueprint addresses the wage stagnation and employment challenges facing working class Americans and communities left behind by investing in millions of new jobs nationwide to meet some of our nation’s most pressing economic and social needs and creating a job guarantee in the hardest-hit areas.
Americans are ready for states—the laboratories of democracy—to offer a new progressive vision for shared prosperity. This report presents a menu of state policy priorities to help people secure good jobs and good wages and to support strong and healthy communities in which all people are treated fairly and equitably.
Getting high school students to and through college requires K-12 school systems to invest more in comprehensive college preparation efforts.