One-pager on determining risk sharing and rewards for colleges based on the risks they pose to students and taxpayers, detailed in our white paper, "Aligning the Means and the Ends: How to Improve Federal Student Aid and Increase College Access and Success."
Summarizes loan limits, interest rates, and other terms for federal student loans from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.
Comments on the Department of Education’s interim final rules on the 150% Direct Subsidized Loan limit. Our recommendations include allowing borrowers to regain the interest subsidy on their existing loans if they regain eligibility to receive additional subsidized Stafford loans, and improving the...
Coalition letter sent to Director Cordray at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), urging the Bureau to use its authority under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to require school certification of all private education loans. The letter was signed by 29 organizations representing students...
Comments in response to the April 16, 2013 Federal Register notice soliciting input on topics to be included in the U.S. Department of Education’s upcoming negotiated rulemaking. Key recommendations include ensuring adequate representation for students and taxpayers on negotiating committees,...
Comments in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's proposed rule defining nonbank larger participants of the student loan servicing market subject to supervision by the Bureau.
One-pager with practical policy recommendations to help students make wise borrowing decisions, repay their loans, and avoid default. These recommendations are detailed in our white paper, "Aligning the Means and the Ends: How to Improve Federal Student Aid and Increase College Access and Success."
Comments in response to the request for comments on the proposed revision of the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), published in the Federal Register on March 14, 2013.
One-pager on TICAS’ “One Loan” proposal: a simple, affordable undergraduate loan with a fixed interest rate and no fees. The key features of this comprehensive proposal are designed to reduce complexity, improve targeting, encourage completion, and ensure affordability and predictability for...