Flexibility in Student Aid Key to Michigan’s Economic Recovery

June 29, 2020

In a typical recession, college enrollment rises. As job prospects dim, people go back to school to increase their skills. But this is no standard recession. And while a great deal of uncertainty remains, early evidence suggests a concerning trend in college access may be emerging: low-income students are sending in deposits to college at lower rates than they have in prior...

Statement on House Override Vote for H.J. Res 76

June 26, 2020

On behalf of students across the county, TICAS is grateful to the members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted on a bipartisan basis today to overturn the presidential veto of House Joint Resolution 76. Despite the bipartisan support for the resolution in every vote, the override vote fell short of the needed two-thirds support.

President Vetoes Bipartisan Resolution to Restore Strong Borrower Defense Rule

May 29, 2020

The unfortunate reality is that some colleges defraud and cheat their students, sticking them with debts they have no way to repay. As a direct result of today’s action, hundreds of thousands of students cheated by colleges will have no way to get a fresh start. The message to unscrupulous colleges is that there will be little or no consequences for illegal wrongdoing.