$81,000 Debt Burden For New York Students?

By Lauren Asher, Vice President In Monday’s New York Times article about a new state student loan program for New York, a spokesperson for Governor Paterson’s budget office said, “One of the big problems in the student loan program is … Continue reading

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Economic Stimulus Should Promote College Affordability

We joined 12 other national organizations to send a letter to Congressional leaders urging that their economic stimulus bill include major new investments in college affordability. Our proposal includes a dramatic Pell Grant increase, a boost in funding for Federal … Continue reading

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A (Barely) Passing Grade

by Debbie Frankle Cochrane, Research Analyst This morning, the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education released their fifth biennial Measuring Up reports. This series details how well individual states are doing on important performance measures including preparation, participation, … Continue reading

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