Michigan’s Tuition Incentive Program: A Model for National Need-Based Financial Aid

February 17, 2021

Removing operational hurdles in Michigan’s Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) could benefit as many as 100,000 more students, according to a report released by The Century Foundation (TCF) and TICAS. Although Michigan lags behind other Midwest states in grant aid to college students, the TIP program offers a well-targeted, promising model for other states to consider.


No More Corinthians: Why Students Need a Strong Borrower Defense Rule

February 3, 2021

Most colleges and universities help millions of Americans earn a degree or diploma to lead to economic security and a better life. In the wake of the Great Recession, it was revealed that too many for-profit colleges – by enrolling hundreds of thousands of students – sought to take advantage of the federal financial aid system to make windfall profits.