We advocate for more accessible and effective Pell Grants and Cal Grants, more affordable student loans, greater and more equitable state funding, and better information to help students make good financial decisions.
TICAS joined nearly 1,200 signers, including more than 300 organizations and nearly 900 individual colleges and universities, to urge Congress to bring an affordable, high-quality college education within reach for all students by doubling the maximum Pell Grant.
Students of color disproportionately attend underfunded colleges where they are less likely to graduate. These days, there are too many free college plans to count. Presidential candidates and members of Congress need to make sure that their plans address the inequalities in college finance that drive the inequalities in college completion.