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The Project on Student Debt, April 2010
In the wake of recent announcements that Williams College and Dartmouth College were scaling back their “no-loan” financial aid pledges, a new survey finds that 50 other colleges with policies to limit or eliminate loans in student aid packages foresee no major changes in the next two academic...
The Project on Student Debt, March 2010
Statement of Lauren Asher on the final passage of the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act, which will make college more affordable for millions of Americans by streamlining the federal student loan programs.
The Project on Student Debt, March 2010
Statement from Lauren Asher on the student loan reform legislation contained in the reconciliation bill.
The Institute for College Access & Success, March 2010
New research shows that hundreds of thousands of California Community College students are eligible for federal Pell Grants but do not apply, leaving up to $500 million unclaimed in 2009-10. The analysis looks at other trends in financial aid application and receipt at the California community...
The Project on Student Debt, March 2010
Statement from Lauren Asher on the need to include the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act in reconciliation.
The Project on Student Debt, February 2010
Statement from Lauren Asher on the President's FY 2010-11 budget, which includes an historic Pell Grant increase, makes student loan repayment more manageable, and other important reforms to make college more affordable.
The Project on Student Debt, January 2010
Statement from Lauren Asher about President Obama's proposal to improve Income-Based Repayment.
The Institute for College Access & Success, January 2010
Statement of Program Director Deborah Frankle Cochrane on Governor Schwarzenegger's proposed 2010-11 budget.
The Project on Student Debt, December 2009
The U.S. Department of Education has released a preview of new draft default rates yesterday. The new data show nearly 400,000 students who entered repayment in 2007 had defaulted by 2009, representing 12 percent of all students who entered repayment that year. Nearly half of these borrowers (44...
The Project on Student Debt, December 2009
Statement of Lauren Asher on House passage of a bill to create the Consumer Financial Protection Agency, which would have oversight over all private student loans and help protect consumers from these and other risky financial products.

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