Why the House plan to reauthorize the Higher Education Act is even worse than its official net savings estimate.
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
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.
The opportunity to ensure strong student outcomes in postsecondary education exists—accreditors just have to be willing to take it.
The United States has made impressive gains in college completion, especially among Latino young adults, but big equity gaps remain.
Although the recently proposed federal student loan repayment system has many good elements, questions linger about its complexity and how contractors would be held accountable.
Due to gaps in college enrollment and differences in spending, students of color are more likely to attend institutions that spend less to educate them.
A 50-state review of high school graduation requirements shows misalignment between the coursework necessary to receive a high school diploma and to be eligible for college admissions.
Congress’ spending deal makes a number of important policy advances—although it shamefully leaves Dreamers behind.
In practice, program-level accountability would make it impossible to track the performance of many students of color at colleges across the United States.
This week, Michele and Igor sit down with Kevin Merida to discuss issues of sports and race.
It’s too little, too late for the disgraced college watchdog to get approval again for the schools it oversees to access federal financial aid.