Better Data on Student Borrowing Needed

Matthew Reed, a Policy Analyst at the Institute for College Access & Success guest blogs this week at Higher Ed Watch, a higher education news and policy initiative from the New America Foundation. Student debt is up again, according to … Continue reading

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Access to Financial Aid & Office Contact Information

By Laura Szabo-Kubitz, Policy Associate In times of financial instability, the need is even greater for programs that promote college accessibility and affordability. Bad economic times lead more people to turn to education as a solution, which we’re seeing with … Continue reading

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Secretary Spellings’s Shorter FAFSA

I’m glad Secretary Spellings is taking a step forward: developing specific examples and proposals forces people to think and be creative in response. But I have to admit that the sample form raises a lot of questions about what the … Continue reading

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