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One and Done Modeling a One-Time FAFSA
(Center for American Progress, 2018-11-01)
While the FAFSA allows all students to access loans, it is particularly vital for low income students to complete the form, as it provides them with access to the federal Pell Grant. This aid, which totals $6,095 in the ...
Latinos and Education: Explaining the Attainment Gap
(Pew Research Center, 2009-10-07)
Nearly nine-in-ten (89%) Latino young adults say that a college education is important for success in life, yet only about half that number—48%—say that they themselves plan to get a college degree, according to a new ...
Clearing the path to a brighter future, Addressing Barriers to Community College Access and Success
(Association of Community Colleges Trustees, 2013-06-01)
Over the past 100 years, community colleges have evolved to become the largest sector of higher education, representing over 8 million credit students nationwide. These public institutions are pillars of the communities, ...
How Congress Can Fix Student Loan Repayment
(Center for American Progress, 2019-03-01)
Students borrowed approximately $91 billion in federal loans in 2018, bringing the total outstanding loan balance to nearly $1.5 trillion. For many, college would not have been possible without such readily available ...
New Insights Into Attainment for Low-Income Students
(Center for American Progress, 2019-02-20)
Recently released U.S. Department of Education data have revealed new insights into the college outcomes of low-income students. The new data offer some positive news—but they also present warning signs about just how ...
The Reimagining Aid Design and Delivery (RADD) Consortium for the Reform of Federal Student Aid Grants and Work-Study: Our Agenda for Reform
(Excelencia in Education, 2015)
Over the last three decades, the cost of college has increased nearly four times faster than the median family income. Financial aid has not filled this growing gap, resulting in “unmet financial need.” Many of today’s ...