College access and affordability
Maybe $15,000, $20,000—what about $60,000?
The move will give applicants with same-sex parents equal access to college financial aid.
Posted Monday, May 6, 2013 by Crosby Burns and David A. Bergeron
Americans with college degrees fare better than those with only a high school education.
Posted Friday, May 3, 2013 by Akbar Moobin
Ohio and two other states are doing everything in their power to keep students from registering to vote.
Posted Thursday, May 2, 2013 by Samantha Gonzalez
The new FAFSA form will provide the proper space for dependent students to describe the marital status of their parents as “unmarried and both parents living together.”
Posted Tuesday, April 30, 2013 by Samantha Gonzalez
If you’re from same-sex parents, undocumented or lack parental support all together, watch out.
Posted Thursday, April 25, 2013 by Divya Raghavan
One Year After Student Debt Hits Trillion-Dollar Mark, Fighting Similar Battles But Looking For More
Last year, the U.S. reached the $1 trillion mark in student loan debt. July 1 is fast-approaching and loan borrowers are hoping that the President and Congress act soon.
Posted Thursday, April 25, 2013 by Samantha Gonzalez
Creating new ladders-of-opportunity for the next generation should be a priority for lawmakers across the country.
Posted Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by Shawn Shaligram
The deaths of Rehtaeh Parsons in Nova Scotia and Audrie Pott in California—both of whom committed suicide after pictures of their rape were circulated online—point to the urgency of developing a new way of talking about consent.
Posted Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by Pauline Holdsworth
And save this generation at the same time.
If this state Senate bill passes.
Posted Friday, April 19, 2013 by Aditi Pai
News on higher education and campus politics across the U.S.A.
To commemorate tax day, a look at ways that tax policy does—and doesn’t—help get you through college.
Posted Monday, April 15, 2013 by Chris Lewis
“Their potential to benefit society is irrelevant,” says the lawmaker, who highlights the turmoil of higher education funding at the state level.
Posted Monday, April 15, 2013 by James King
Find out how the budget will impact college students.
Posted Friday, April 12, 2013 by Abraham White
Today, Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) and Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) unveiled new legislation that would prevent student loan interest rates from doubling for two years.
Posted Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by Tobin Van Ostern with Joe Valenti, Sarah Edelman
Three GOP senators have introduced the Comprehensive Student Loan Protection Act.
Posted Tuesday, April 9, 2013 by Christine Dickason
A new report shows that unemployed youth face much bigger challenges than moving back home.
Posted Friday, April 5, 2013 by Shawn Shaligram
News on higher education and campus politics across the United States.