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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...


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TICAS Response to Senate HELP Committee’s Request for Input on HEA Reauthorization

February 23, 2018

TICAS’ specific policy recommendations in response to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee’s request for input on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. In negotiating the details of potential policy changes, it is imperative that the Committee: always place students’ needs at the center of reforms; reject proposals that would increase...