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The Institute for College Access & Success, June 2018

Summarizes loan limits, interest rates, and other terms for federal student loans issued from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.

June 2018

Sixty-eight organizations urge House and Senate appropriators to continue their support for the Pell Grant by keeping all Pell Grant funds in the Pell program and increasing the maximum grant by at least what would be provided were the automatic inflation adjustment still in place.

The Institute for College Access & Success, June 2018

Comments urging the Department of Education to reconsider its proposed two-year delay of final regulations related to the state authorization of distance education institutions and foreign locations, and to implement the regulations as originally scheduled. TICAS believes that the concerns the...

June 2018

Eighty-six organizations representing students, veterans, servicemembers, civil rights, consumers, faculty and staff, and college access oppose the PROSPER Act (H.R.4508) because it rolls back the most important program integrity safeguards for students & taxpayers that prevent saddling...

May 2018

Organizations representing students and taxpayers in Illinois, California, and nationally sent a letter to the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) to raise questions regarding the proposed sale of DeVry University and Keller Graduate School of Management programs (DeVry) to Cogswell...

The Institute for College Access & Success, May 2018

Key organizations committed to strengthening college affordability and student success in California urged the state Assembly and Senate Budget Subcommittees to adopt the TICAS proposal for consolidating full-time community college financial aid programs in the 2018-19 state budget. This...

The Institute for College Access & Success, May 2018

Over 20 organizations urged California State Assembly and Senate Budget Subcommittees to increase the maximum Cal Grant B access award, which helps California’s lowest income students at all types of colleges cover critical non-tuition costs including books and supplies, transportation, and...

The Institute for College Access & Success, April 2018

This analysis of nationally representative data shows that certain groups of students are far more likely to default on their federal loans than others: those who attended for-profit colleges, Pell Grant recipients, first-generation students, and African-American students. Completion...

The Institute for College Access & Success, April 2018

This analysis of College Scorecard data focuses on colleges where most students borrow and less than half of borrowers have paid down even $1 of their loan principal, 7 years into repayment. At half of all for-profit colleges, most students borrow and few can repay. African-American...

The Institute for College Access & Success, April 2018

Noting the proposal to streamline two California community college financial aid programs (the Full-Time Student Success Grant (FTSSG) and the Community College Completion Grant (CCCG)) and increase their combined funding by $33 million, document outlines TICAS' alternative...

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