Flexibility in Student Aid Key to Michigan’s Economic Recovery

June 29, 2020

In a typical recession, college enrollment rises. As job prospects dim, people go back to school to increase their skills. But this is no standard recession. And while a great deal of uncertainty remains, early evidence suggests a concerning trend in college access may be emerging: low-income students are sending in deposits to college at lower rates than they have in prior...


Defining Priorities in the Time of COVID

May 1, 2020

Long before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, California’s college students struggled to afford a college education, challenges that led to widespread calls to reform state financial aid to help more students and bring total college costs within reach. Now, financial aid reform discussions are on hold due to the economic downturn, and students’ financial challenges...