Report Nearly six months after the release of the College Scorecard, the reviews are in, and the consensus is that there is a great deal that’s good about the data in the college selection tool. But there is also significant room for improvement.
Issue Brief States have been leading the way in developing strategies to prepare more workers for employment through apprenticeship.
Recent high-profile incidents of racism on U.S. college campuses highlight long-term realities for students of color and help reframe the purpose of higher education in the face of demographic shifts.
Ben Miller, Senior Director for Postsecondary Education, testified before a joint hearing of the Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Facilitating the purchase of federal student loans by private lenders through offering tax benefits and a new federal guarantee would be a step in the wrong direction for students and taxpayers.
Rohit Chopra, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, testified before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee.
Issue Brief Unnecessary austerity in the federal budgeting process forces Congress to choose between paying for the nation’s largest college grant program or funding crucial domestic programs.
Most undergraduate borrowers are repaying their loans, but results are getting worse, particularly in the for-profit sector.
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.
Issue Brief A new CAP analysis shows that accreditation agency ACICS—along with many other national accreditors—is not sufficiently vetting the institutions that it approves to offer federal student loans.
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.