Collection of new reports by the Center for American Progress, Campus Progress, and the USAction Education Fund details how an increase in the Stafford student loan interest rate would impact a number of states.
Christian E. Weller parses the latest data to detail how different student borrowers fared between 2007-2009. It’s not an encouraging picture.
Sophia Kerby breaks down why students of color will be more affected by a rise in student loan interest rates.
Issue Brief Jennifer Mishory, Rory O'Sullivan, and Tobin van Ostern on what happens if Congress allows the student interest rate to double.
Report Kimberly Griffin and Claire Gilbert present the Environmental Evaluation for Veterans Index, or EEVI, which will provide higher education institutions and policymakers with the tools needed to assess campus environments for veterans.
Chart illustrates the need for military education benefits as well as the sharp increase in use of G.I. money at for-profit institutions.
Issue Brief Robert Sheets, Stephen Crawford, and Louis Soares explain the need for parallel innovations in higher education’s business models and “value networks.”
Julie Margetta Morgan says its clear from the House budget plan that Rep. Ryan and his colleagues need an education on the realities of college affordability.
Julie Margetta Morgan on why the looming student debt crisis is a national priority.
Julie Margetta Morgan argues that H.R. 2117 would allow colleges to continue evading state and federal laws at the expense of students and taxpayers.
Julie Ajinkya argues that the Supreme Court should affirm the importance of diversity by upholding its previous ruling allowing race to be used as a factor in college admissions.
The Center for American Progress hosted a discussion on how open source learning tools are changing the face of higher education.
Stephen Steigleder explores the president’s new initiative to boost our nation’s community colleges so they can train a new generation of middle-class workers.
Issue Brief While President Obama's plan to make college more affordable will help many families, more can still be done to ensure every American's educational future, writes Julie Margetta Morgan.
Julie Ajinkya and Sophia Kerby demonstrate how a proposal to lower the time limit in the Pell Grant program disproportionately affects the most vulnerable students.