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Repeal of the Gainful Employment Standards for Career Programs

May 31, 2019

In the coming days, the U.S. Department of Education will publish a final regulation repealing the gainful employment rule, which identifies career education programs that consistently leave students with large debts they cannot afford. Many of these programs are offered by for-profit colleges, and they disproportionately enroll veterans and students of color.


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Memo to Policymakers on California Student Grant Aid Consolidation

September 27, 2018

Memo to California state policymakers on a framework to facilitate conversations about how to more effectively harness financial aid dollars to serve California’s students.  This analysis includes rough estimates on the cost of implementing a “statewide affordability pledge” under specified parameters.


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TICAS Supportive Letter for the Aim Higher Act

July 27, 2018

The Aim Higher Act, introduced by the House Education & Workforce Democrats, includes key proposals that move forward the ongoing, vital conversation about how the federal government can best support college affordability, access, and success, especially for our most vulnerable students. Our letter to Ranking Member Bobby Scott outlines how these critical steps will help create...