Series of Reports Find Common Recruiting Practice Perpetuate Bias, But Crucial for College Access of Underrepresented Students

September 21, 2022

TICAS partnered with University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Associate Professor Ozan Jaquette, University of Arizona Assistant Professor Karina Salazar, data scientist Crystal Han, and UCLA Phd student Patricia Martin to release a series of three comprehensive reports that explain and analyze the currently unregulated business of generating student prospects.


TICAS Statement on the Biden Administration’s Student Debt and Repayment Announcements

August 24, 2022

“Today, President Biden announced that his administration will cancel up to $10,000 of debt for all student borrowers with federal undergraduate, graduate, and parent loans who earned annual incomes less than $125,000, as well as up to $20,000 of debt for borrowers whose incomes fall below those thresholds and received a Pell Grant to help them pay for college.


Statement on Michigan’s Final FY23 Budget

July 1, 2022

The Michigan state legislature passed a budget that invests over $2 billion in higher education for Michiganders. TICAS applauds this investment’s growth from last year’s $1.8 billion, demonstrating a growing commitment to improving higher education access and affordability. Both are essential to achieve the state’s 60 by 30 attainment goal.


Education Department Reaches Historic Settlement with Defrauded Borrowers in Sweet v. Cardona

June 23, 2022

The prospect of full student loan debt discharges in a final settlement to the Sweet case is welcome – and overdue – news for more than 200,000 borrowers who deserve relief under federal law. We congratulate our partners at the Project on Predatory Student Lending for their many years of advocacy on behalf of this class of defrauded borrowers, as well as the borrowers...