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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...

The Institute for College Access & Success, March 2018

The Coalition of Californians for College Affordability works to strengthen need-based financial aid in California so that all students can afford to attend and complete college, allowing the state’s workforce to remain competitive.

The Institute for College Access & Success, March 2018

Testimony of Debbie Cochrane, Vice President of the Institute for College Access & Success, for the Assembly Select Committee on the Master Plan for Higher Education in California. Ms. Cochrane discussed the affordability challenges our state’s college students, and underserved students in...

The Institute for College Access & Success, February 2018

TICAS’ specific policy recommendations in response to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee’s request for input on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. In negotiating the details of potential policy changes, it is imperative that the Committee: always...

The Institute for College Access & Success, February 2018

Over sixty organizations urge House and Senate appropriators to keep all Pell Grant funds in the Pell program, and ensure that the grant award is increased by at least what would be provided were the automatic inflation adjustment not expiring at the end of this award year.

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