Report National service provides significant benefits for both students and communities, and colleges must do more to make these opportunities available for college credit to all students.
The U.S. Department of Education’s proposed repayment plan would expand generous income-based repayment terms to all borrowers.
The U.S. Department of Education’s proposed regulations of campus financial products would ensure that students’ best interests are met.
The Center for American Progress makes comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on ways to improve student loan servicing.
Here are some of the most common mistakes people make when discussing higher education, with tips on how to avoid them.
While high levels of student loan debt are troubling, they may reflect higher rates of postsecondary degree attainment in some states.
Elizabeth Baylor, Associate Director of Postsecondary Education at the Center for American Progress, testified before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Office of Civil Rights Evaluation.
The U.S. Department of Education will start to forgive the loans of some defrauded borrowers from Corinthian Colleges.
Allowing students and families to use prior-prior year income data on the FAFSA could work as an intermediate step toward CAP’s proposed early guarantee of financial aid and would improve the application process for millions of students.
Report An early guarantee of federal financial aid would incentivize more students to earn postsecondary education credentials, along with other benefits.
As the U.S. Department of Education works to expand affordable loan repayment terms to millions of student-loan borrowers, this column highlights the voices and concerns of today’s borrowers.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Safe Student Account Scorecard is a first step toward ensuring that college financial products are designed with students in mind.
A new analysis finds that more than 1.5 million college students nationwide are attending institutions that are subject to additional monitoring from the U.S. Department of Education.
Undocumented students face numerous barriers to entering and completing higher education.
Report A modern student-loan repayment system should promote affordable repayment and eliminate default by using the tax system to automatically enroll students in a single, simple repayment plan that suits them financially.