A closer look at the revenue gaps between community colleges and public four-year institutions reveals significant inequities and underscores the need for reform.
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American Rescue Plan Could Help Prevent State Public Higher Education Cuts
The State of Higher Education Spending From the CARES Act
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What the Biden Administration Can Do Now To Make College More Affordable, Accountable, and Racially Just
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.
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.
The story of central Louisiana’s new community college holds lessons on improving opportunity in rural America—lessons that should help guide leaders responding to the economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic.
Postsecondary institutions must take immediate action to help address the issue of police brutality.
Download a spreadsheet to see how much funding each U.S. college can receive through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, by institution type, state, and other groupings.
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.
Twenty-two organizations urge college accrediting agencies to increase oversight of colleges and address increasing risks to students as a result of the coronavirus.
Absent federal action, state budget cuts are about to add to colleges’ pain from the pandemic.
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.