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Shining a Light on Award Letters that Leave Students in the Dark

After getting into college, students receive financial aid packages that are often missing key information about costs.

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Shining a Light on Award Letters that Leave Students in the Dark

After getting into college, students receive financial aid packages that are often missing key information about costs.


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New Data Contradict House HEA Proposal on Loan Limits

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Financial Irresponsibility

This third post in a series about financial responsibility rules for colleges provides recommendations for Congress and the Department


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Education Department’s Borrower Defense Relief: Days Late and Dollars Short

An Education Department plan to calculate partial relief for Corinthian borrower defense claims using Gainful Employment data falls short.


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Eight Strategies for Integrating Apprenticeship and College

More Americans will choose apprenticeship when it connects to our higher ed system. A new policy paper proposes eight strategies to do it.


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How The ONE Loan Goes Too Far

Simultaneously capping student loans and eliminating forgiveness provisions is duplicative and somewhat cruel.


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Holding the PROSPER Act Accountable

This first post in our series on Rep. Foxx's new HEA bill analyzes accountability under the proposal.


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A Not-So-Simple Simplification in the PROSPER Act

This second post in our series on Rep. Foxx's new HEA bill analyzes financial aid policies under the proposal.


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The “Innovation” Trap in the PROSPER Act

This third post in our series on Rep. Foxx's new HEA bill analyzes "innovation" policies under the proposal.


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Measuring Up: How BLS Data Would Inflate Incomes for Career Training Graduates

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Financial Irresponsibility

This post, the second in a series, explores potential updates to colleges' financial responsibility test at the borrower defense rulemaking.


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Fix for Borrowers with Loan Discharges Comes Up Short in Tax Reform

A provision in the House tax reform bill would make loan forgiveness for death or disability nontaxable. Why doesn't Congress go further?