Publications by Date

Stories of Navigating the FAFSA Verification Process
The Institute for College Access & Success, November 2016

On the Sidelines of Simplification: Stories of Navigating the FAFSA Verification Process exposes how an often-overlooked part of the federal student aid process delays aid and enrollment for low-income students, consuming the time of college access and financial aid professionals...

The Institute for College Access & Success, November 2016

Comments submitted in response to the Federal Register notice requesting public comment on the draft disclosure template that career education programs subject to the gainful employment regulation will be required to use beginning January 1, 2017.

October 2016

Coalition letter to President Obama from 56 organizations and advocates working on behalf of students, consumers, veterans, servicemembers, faculty and staff, civil rights, and college access on the Department of Education's complaints tracking system. ...

October 2016

Coalition letter from 34 organizations representing students, consumers, civil rights, veterans, workforce, Historically Black Colleges and Universities and other institutions, college access counselors, and financial aid administrators urging House and Senate appropriators to protect Pell...

The Institute for College Access & Success, October 2016

Seven in 10 seniors (68%) who graduated from public and nonprofit colleges in 2015 had student loan debt, with an average of $30,100 per borrower. This represents a 4% increase from the average debt of 2014 graduates. Debt at graduation varies greatly by state and by college, and...

The Institute for College Access & Success, October 2016

TICAS' public comments call for collecting outcome data for Pell Grant recipients in  the  IPEDS Outcome  Measure (OM) survey in response to the Department of Education’s “Report and Suggestions from IPEDS Technical Review Panel #50: Outcome Measures 2017-18: New Data...

The Institute for College Access & Success, September 2016

Comments in response to the “Report and Suggestions from IPEDS Technical Review Panel #49: The Public Face of IPEDS: Web Tools and Publication.”

The Institute for College Access & Success, August 2016

Public comments with detailed recommendations for strengthening the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed regulations for debt relief for defrauded student loan borrowers and accountability for unscrupulous schools.

August 2016

Comments from TICAS and 57 other organizations that advocate for students, veterans, service members, civil rights, consumers, college access and success, and college faculty and staff expressing support for strong rules that protect students and...

The Institute for College Access & Success, July 2016

TICAS public comments on the Department of Education’s modifications to its February proposal to include Pell Grant recipient outcomes in the Integrated Postsecondary Data System (IPEDS), as published in the Federal Register on June 24, 2016. ...

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