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Lost in the Trillion
(Association of Community Colleges Trustees, 2017-05-01)
Although default rates have decreased in recent years, community colleges still struggle to keep their rates in check: 18.5 percent of borrowers from public two-year colleges default within three years compared to the ...
Demand for Cal Grants Among Nontraditional Students Far Exceeds Supply
(California Budget & Policy Center, 2018-08-01)
Cal Grants are the foundation of California’s financial aid program for low- and middle-income students pursuing higher education in the state. Cal Grants provide aid for tuition and living expenses that does not have to ...
Opportunity Lost: Net Price and Equity at Public Flagship Institutions
(Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2019-09-01)
While the best path to economic mobility is still a college degree, higher education remains unaffordable for many of those who could benefit the most. America’s public flagship institutions hold enormous potential for ...
Fact Sheet: LGBT Discrimination in Higher Education Financial Aid
(Center for American Progress, 2017)
This report provides facts about LGBT discrimination in higher education financial aid.
Low-Income Students: Who They Are and How They Pay for Their Education
(U.S Department of Education; National Center for Education Statistics, 2000-03-01)
Students from low-income families typically need substantial financial assistance to be able to attend college. This report examines the characteristics of low-income undergraduates and how they pay for college. It begins ...
Laws & Policies Improving Access to Higher Education for Immigrants
(National Immigration Law Center, 2017-10-01)
Currently, at least twenty states and the District of Columbia have laws or policies allowing students who meet specific requirements, regardless of their immigration status, to pay in-state tuition rates at public ...
Hispanics and Higher Education: An Overview of Research, Theory, and Practice
(Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, 2009)
Latinos lag behind other groups educationally (Fry, 2004). In 2000, only 10% of Hispanics aged 25–29 had earned a bachelor’s degree or higher compared to 34% of Whites and 18% of African-Americans (Llagas & Snyder, 2003). ...
A Service Science Perspective on Higher Education Linking Service Productivity Theory and Higher Education Reform
(Center for American Progress, 2012-08-01)
Policymakers are currently wrestling with fundamental but complex questions about the future of higher education, including how to hold colleges responsible for the billions of dollars in federal financial aid money they ...
Winning the Future Improving Education for the Latino Community
(U.S. Department of Education; The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, 2011-09-01)
In January 2011 State of the Union, President Obama made it clear that the most important contest this country faces today is not between Democrats and Republicans but with competitors round the world for the jobs and ...
Placing Student Success at the Center of State Higher Education Finance Policy
(Lumina Foundation, 2015-11-01)
What does it take to make it successfully through college? For a growing proportion of the nation’s students—many of whom are racial and ethnic minorities, from low-income families, or the first in their families to enroll ...