April 05, 2012
A brief overview of the cost of attending college and the financial aid that is available to students. The paper also looks at why college prices are rising and what higher education institutions are doing to contain costs.
Putting College Costs Into Context
February 10, 2016
President Obama released the final budget request of his presidency yesterday, requesting a total of $69.4 billion for the Department of Education for FY 2017.
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.