Testimony on College Risk Sharing and Rewards

September 11, 2015
The Institute for College Access & Success

Testimony of Jessica Thompson before the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance on the need for a well-designed federal risk sharing policy to increase college accountability to better protect students and taxpayers, provide incentives for schools to improve, and reward performance. Testimony focuses on choosing the right metric for risk sharing and the importance of including a component that rewards colleges for serving low-income students well.