The House’s Higher Education Act reauthorization bill would create a more equitable, affordable, and accountable higher education system.
Graduate School Debt
The Unwatched Watchdogs
Those Left Behind
Addressing the $1.5 Trillion in Federal Student Loan Debt
New Outcome Measures data show that more community college students transfer schools before they graduate.
Race-conscious admissions practices remain necessary in the fight for racial equity in higher education.
Letting a government office operate like a private company sounds great in theory but has lots of trade-offs and complications in practice.
Why has it taken six years, a dozen solicitations, countless industry protests, and two administrations to improve how borrowers repay their debt?
More than one-fifth of U.S. college students have children; it’s time for financial aid to better recognize their challenges.
Every state serious about improving outcomes for high school and college students should replicate the lessons learned from Delaware’s College Success Report.
Universities must address stark racial inequities within university counseling centers.
Predatory for-profit colleges are getting a boost from President Trump’s culture of corruption. With help from high-placed insiders and campaign donations, bad actors are poised to harm vulnerable students once again.
Policymakers must strengthen the Pell Grant, create a federal-state partnership, and better protect loan borrowers.
Black and Latinx students’ disparate experiences with student loan debt compared with their white counterparts may affect their choice to enter or stay in the teaching profession.
Higher education is failing many borrowers of color, and identifying solutions will require collecting better data.
Federal law requires college accreditation agencies to include public representation on their boards, but too often, these commissioners lack backgrounds sufficiently independent of the colleges they oversee.
The public and Congress need to pay more attention to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ deregulatory strategy for education.
States must take legislative action in order to ensure that the coursework to receive a high school diploma is the same for college admissions eligibility.