January 07, 2007
Summary of major provisions of the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007, which cuts lender subsidies and redirects these savings toward programs designed to improve college access and affordability for low-income students.
Summary of the College Cost Reduction and Access Act
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March 21, 2016
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.
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.