Coalition Letter Archives - The Institute for College Access & Success

40 Groups Urge Congress to Strengthen Student Protections

July 26, 2023

In a letter to the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and the Workforce, TICAS led 40 organizations representing students, consumers, veterans, faculty and staff, civil rights advocates, researchers, and other organizations working to advance accountability in higher education, in urging Congress to strengthen protections and minimize waste, fraud, and abuse. 

Coalition Letter of Concern Regarding AB 811

April 12, 2023

In a letter to the California Assembly on Higher Education Committee, the Californian for College Affordability Coalition (led by TICAS) expressed concern for AB 811 (Fong). While well-intentioned, in its current form, AB 811 could have unintended consequences for California Community Colleges (CCC) students, particularly those from low-income backgrounds and students of color.