July 31, 2012
Historical Trends in the Federal Guaranteed and Direct Student Loan Programs (FY1966 to FY2008)
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December 16, 2015
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 is expected to follow suit on Thursday.
December 11, 2015
An exploration of the data on college and university enrollment of low-income students.
November 23, 2015
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.
September 28, 2015
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.
September 14, 2015
The Obama administration announced two major initiatives over the weekend: The launch of the new College Scorecard website, and a major step toward FAFSA simplification in the form of “prior-prior year” income data.