As Many As 100,000 More Michigan Students Could Benefit from Promising Tuition Incentive Program

February 17, 2021

Removing operational hurdles in Michigan’s Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) could benefit as many as 100,000 more students, according to a new report released by The Century Foundation (TCF) and TICAS. Although Michigan lags behind other Midwest states in overall grant aid to college students, the TIP program offers a well-targeted, promising model for other states to consider. 


College Scorecard Repayment Rates by Completion Status

February 4, 2021

In January, the U.S. Department of Education updated the College Scorecard interface and released new data elements including dollar-based repayment rates. These new repayment rates shed light on the share of dollars on student loans being repaid over time for each college and program.


Statement on California Governor Newsom’s 2021-22 Budget Proposal

January 8, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of college students and the institutions that serve them. At this pivotal time, California Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2021-22 state budget proposal would make smart, urgently needed investments to help struggling students afford and complete college. These include a substantial increase in the number of Cal Grants available to older...