Statement on the Build Back Better Act

September 9, 2021

The House Education and Labor Committee’s portion of the Build Back Better Act takes a comprehensive approach to making college more affordable. We commend Chairman Scott for its introduction. By creating a new federal-state funding partnership, boosting Pell Grant funding, and investing in evidence-based student success initiatives, the bill also recognizes that new ...


Statement on Selection of Richard Corday to Serve as Chief Operating Officer for Federal Student Aid

May 3, 2021

Last month, TICAS and eleven other organizations sent a letter urging Secretary Cardona to select a leader as Chief Operating Officer of Federal Student Aid who would demonstrate an unwavering commitment to fairness and equity for borrowers and prioritize consumer protection, transparency, and meaningful, timely, enforcement. Richard Cordray has a record that amply ...


Statement on the American Families Plan

April 28, 2021

"President Biden’s American Families Plan (AFP) takes a comprehensive approach to making college more affordable by creating a new federal-state funding partnership, boosting Pell Grant funding, and making significant investments in student success. The plan is a clear recognition that new investments in higher education are fundamental to advancing an equitable recovery......