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  • Financial Aid

    May 19, 2016

    Letter in Support of the CHANCE Act

    Letter to Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) in support of the Creating Higher Education Affordability Necessary to Compete Economically Act, which would significantly strengthen and expand the Pell Grant Program.

  • Financial Aid

    March 21, 2016

    Federal Aid Policy

    New Report: Federal Aid Rarely Affects Tuition Policy at Colleges and Universities

    ​A new monograph written for ACE finds little evidence that increases in federal financial aid drive up college tuition, and that institutions rarely rely on federal aid as a rationale to give out less of their own institutional aid.

  • Financial Aid

    March 14, 2016

    Federal Financial Aid Policy and College Behavior

    This new monograph by Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman finds little evidence that increases in federal financial aid drive up college tuition, and that institutions rarely rely on federal aid as a rationale to give out less of their own...

  • Financial Aid

    December 16, 2015

    Letter to the Senate on Perkins Loan Program Extension

    Letter to Senate HELP Committee leaders on behalf of 8 higher education associations to urge the consideration of legislation to extend the Federal Perkins Loan Program.

  • Financial Aid

    December 16, 2015

    Newspaper stack

    Congress Poised to Reinstate Perkins Loan Program

    ​Congress is poised this week to reinstate the Federal Perkins Loan Program, which expired on Oct. 1. The Senate today approved a bill renewing the program for two years, although with restrictions that will raise costs for many borrowers. The House...

  • Financial Aid

    November 23, 2015

    Students at graduation ceremony

    Perkins Loan Supporters Push for Reinstatement of the Program

    ​ACE, 53 higher education organizations and 535 colleges and universities are requesting a one-year extension of the Perkins Loan Program, which expired on Oct. 1.

  • Financial Aid

    November 20, 2015

    Letter to Congress in Support of Perkins Loan Program

    Letter to congressional leaders on behalf of 53 higher education organizations and 535 institutions in support a one-year extension of the Perkins Loan Program.

  • Financial Aid

    September 28, 2015

    Letter to Senate Leaders Urging Extension for the Perkins Loan Program

    Letter to Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions urging them to extend the Perkins Loan Program, which is set to expire on Oct. 1.

  • Financial Aid

    September 28, 2015

    House Passes Bill to Extend Perkins Loan Program

    The House has passed a bipartisan bill to extend the Perkins Loan Program through October 2016. The program is set to expire Oct. 1 barring action by the Senate.

  • Financial Aid

    September 28, 2015

    Letter of Support for House Bill to Extend Perkins Loan Program

    Letter to Reps. Mike Bishop (R-MI) and Mark Pocan (D-WI) of the House Education and the Workforce Committee in support of their bill to extend the Perkins Loan Program through October 2016.