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Student Aid

Income Verification for Federal Aid Hinders Low-Income Students

Colleges worry the federal student aid verification process singles out more low-income students and may be stopping them from receiving grants.

College administrators meet to find solutions to reduce student poverty

A growing number of colleges are trying to help poor students meet their basic needs and remove barriers that keep them from graduating.

The FAFSA Challenge

Even as policy experts work to make it easier to apply for federal aid, they need to avoid rhetoric that may scare students off, writes Justin Draeger.

Higher Education Leaders Propose New Policy Recommendations for Access, Affordability, Transparency, and Accountability

The Higher Education Committee of 50 (Forward50) propose innovative ideas for reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA) and seek public comment by Friday, September 28th.

Despite Low Tuition and Grant Aid, Most Community College Students Have Unmet Financial Need

New data from the U.S. Department of Education highlight community college students’ financial aid, unmet need, and borrowing.

Child Care Means Parents in School Program Supports Community College Students with Dependent Children

The U.S. Department of Education FY18 CCAMPIS application window for colleges is open now through July 24, 2018.
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