Publications by Date

July 2017

Over 300 colleges and student advocates urge House and Senate leadership to continue the annual indexation of Pell Grants to inflation, which will expire after this upcoming school year without Congressional action.

July 2017

Over forty organizations representing students, consumers, colleges, workers and more urged House appropriators to oppose the $3.3 billion rescission from Pell Grants included in the FY 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill, and instead work toward a funding...

The Institute for College Access & Success, July 2017

TICAS submitted recommendations to simplify and to increase the impact of higher education related tax benefits in response to Senator Orrin Hatch’s public request for tax reform ideas. As Chariman of the Senate Finance Committee, Senator Hatch will play an important role in any future tax...

The Institute for College Access & Success, July 2017

One-pager with key recommendations on how to secure and strengthen Pell Grants, the federal government’s most vital investment in higher education....

The Institute for College Access & Success, July 2017

Comments in response to the June 16, 2017 Federal Register notice soliciting input on topics to be included in the U.S. Department of Education’s upcoming negotiated rulemaking on the gainful employment and borrower defense regulations. ...

July 2017

Joint comments submitted by more than 50 organizations in response to the Department of Education’s plan to conduct negotiated rulemaking on the gainful employment regulations finalized in October 2014 and the borrower defense to repayment and college accountability regulations finalized in...

The Institute for College Access & Success, July 2017

Oral testimony of Jennifer Wang, DC office director of the Institute for College Access & Success, at the Department of Education’s public hearing on proposed negotiated rulemaking on the gainful employment and borrower defense rules on July 10, 2017 in Washington, DC.

The Institute for College Access & Success, June 2017

One-pager on the importance of the Pell Grant program, the impact of recent changes, and the projected slight decline in Pell Grant program costs.

The Institute for College Access & Success, June 2017

Summarizes loan limits, interest rates, and other terms for federal student loans issued from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

The Institute for College Access & Success, June 2017

Fact sheet on career education programs with high costs and poor outcomes located near schools offering the same program at a much lower cost and/or with much better outcomes. The examples illustrate that location and type of program do not explain abysmal outcomes and that the gainful...

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