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A Benchmark for Making College Affordable
(Lumina Foundation, 2017-10-31)
College affordability. Two simple words; two critically important, yet distressingly hollow words. Policymakers, college administrators, and student advocates all use this term, but no one seems to precisely define what ...
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 ...
Redefining College Affordability: Securing America’s Future with a Free Two Year College Option
(Lumina Foundation, 2014-04-01)
For almost fifty years, the federal government has tried to make the American Dream universally accessible by using need-based financial aid to lower the price of attending college. Talented students are forgoing college ...
Focus Magazine, Fall 2018: Student Aid ... Remade
(Lumina Foundation, 2018-09-19)
Many colleges and universities are providing a support network that meets students’ individual, real-life needs, and doing it well. This report takes a few of those committed campuses aligning with the principles laid out ...