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Form and Formula: How the Federal Government Distributes Aid to Students (Viewing Guide)
(The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2015-11-01)
This report explains the history of need analysis – the method used to determine the amount of federal aid a student receives – and the method of collecting financial data from students and families. The system of determining ...
How Did We Get Here? Growth of Federal Student Loans
(The Institute for Higher Education Policy; Lumina Foundation, 2015-12-01)
This report follows the expansion of the federal student loan program throughout the years, from its origins in helping middle-income students afford a college education to an eventual rise in student loan borrowing. This ...
Where Financial Aid Began: Partnering with Campuses and States (Viewing Guide)
(The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2015-05-01)
The federal government has historically leveraged funds for both states and colleges to expand access and opportunity to higher education. This report documents a history of these partnerships and the policies that shaped ...