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The Institute for College Access & Success, May 2011
Thirty-five organizations representing students, consumers, and higher education institutions sent a letter to Senator Durbin expressing strong support for the Fairness for Struggling Students Act of 2011.
The Institute for College Access & Success, May 2011
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How Community Colleges Shortchange Students by Not Offering Federal Loans
The Project on Student Debt, April 2011
Our new issue brief Still Denied: How Community Colleges Shortchange Students by Not Offering Federal Loans found that more than one million community college students were denied access federal student loans, the safest and most affordable way to borrow for college.
The Institute for College Access & Success, April 2011
Over forty organizations advocating for students, consumers, civil rights, and college access signed on to a letter urging Senator Reid to oppose the Kline-Foxx Amendment to the FY 2011 Continuing Resolution.
The Institute for College Access & Success, March 2011
Letter in support of AB 970 (Fong), which would provide first-year tuition and fee benefits to Cal Grant B recipients. The structure of Cal Grant B was designed under the assumption that low-income students would attend community colleges, where tuition and fee costs are not a barrier. Today, it...
An Early Look at Net Price Calculators
The Institute for College Access & Success, March 2011
By the end of October, U.S. colleges must meet a federal requirement to create online “net price calculators.” These calculators are intended to help prospective students and their families gauge college affordability, providing early individualized estimates of what particular colleges will cost...
The Institute for College Access & Success, January 2011
Over 45 organizations advocating for students, consumers, civil rights, and college access sent a letter to President Obama urging strong regulations for "Gainful Employment."
The Institute for College Access & Success, November 2010
The Institute for College Access & Success sent comments to the Department of Education on several of the Federal Student Aid Application materials that the Secretary proposes to use for the 2011–12 award year: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR)...
The Project on Student Debt, October 2010
College seniors who graduated in 2009 carried an average of $24,000 in student loan debt. Meanwhile, unemployment for recent college graduates climbed from 5.8% in 2008 to 8.7% in 2009 – the highest annual rate on record for college graduates aged 20 to 24. Our new report, Student Debt and the...
The Institute for College Access & Success, September 2010
Lauren Asher was invited to testify at the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing "The Federal Investment in For-Profit Education: Are Students Succeeding?"

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