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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...