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The Institute for College Access & Success, February 2019

Testimony of Debbie Cochrane, Executive Vice President of the Institute for College Access & Success, for the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance &  Assembly Higher Education Committee joint hearing on Financial Aid Reform. Ms. Cochrane highlighted consensus...

The Institute for College Access & Success, February 2019

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, February 2019

In January, Senators Jones, Warren, Harris, and Cortez Masto requested recommendations to improve federal policies for student borrowers of color and make access to higher education more equitable. TICAS’ response outlines specific policy priorities for providing better support to students of...

February 2019

Joint comments in response to the U.S. Department of Education's request for feedback on on the Federal Student Aid (FSA) Feedback System. ...

January 2019

49 organizations working on behalf of students, consumers, veterans, service members, faculty and staff, civil rights and college access, write to urge Members of Congress to work toward a Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization that both offers opportunity for students,...

California's Students Need More Protection, Not Less
The Institute for College Access & Success, January 2019

This fact sheet provides key information about Californians and online education, and makes policy recommendations to protect all Californians, regardless of where their school is located.

January 2019

35 organizations and advocates for students, families, taxpayers, veterans and service members write to the U.S. Department of Education to express concern about students impacted by the sudden closures of both Education Corporation of America (ECA) and Vatterott Education Holdings, companies...

The Institute for College Access & Success, January 2019

53 organizations representing and advocating for students, families, taxpayers, veterans and service members submitted a joint letter to the Department of Education expressing opposition to efforts to further undermine the Gainful Employment regulation. The Department’s proposed changes to...

The Institute for College Access & Success, January 2019

Updated TICAS analysis finds that low-income students and families actually pay less to attend each of the nine University of California (UC) campuses than they would at Cal State (CSU) or California Community Colleges (CCC) in the same region.

Measuring Post-College Employment Success
The Institute for College Access & Success, December 2018

New TICAS report details existing requirements that govern the calculation and provision of post-college employment metrics, documents weaknesses in existing data, and recommends federal and state policy changes to support comparable, accurate, accessible information for measuring post-...

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