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U.S. Department of Education Looks to Rewrite Gainful Employment Regulations

Changes could require more programs to report student debt and earnings data while also limiting sanctions for underperforming programs.

Millions in Federal Grants for Community College Students Left on the Table

A significant percentage of community college students don’t receive the federal aid for which they may be eligible.

U.S. Department of Education Announces “Next Generation” FAFSA

The "Next Generation Financial Services Environment" will launch in 2018 and feature a mobile app for completing the FAFSA.

New Reports Reveal Insights Into Student Loan Borrowing, Repayment

Recently released data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), examines federal student loan borrowers and their repayment progress.

The Student Loan Default Crisis for Borrowers with Children

Nearly half of undergraduates raising families default on their loans—and most of them are single parents.

Meeting Basic Needs: An Interview with Sara Goldrick-Rab

The policy expert & sociologist explains how community college leaders can help students succeed by meeting basic food and housing needs.
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