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Reform Community College

More community college students could graduate if reforms were enacted

Some community college reforms have improved graduation rates and cost little to implement, yet the…

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How To Apply for Financial Aid Without the Stress

Talk is cheap, but college isn't

By filling out the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, students alert schools…

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President Obama’s 2017 Budget Supports Increased Equity and Excellence

Extends conversation about the need to prioritize education

President Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposes key investments in education, teachers and other school…

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President’s FY2017 Budget Addresses Student Debt, College Affordability and Completion

The Institute for College Access & Success responds

The budget also includes additional funds for certain groups of students who already receive Pell…

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Could Year-Round Pell Grants Make a Comeback?

$300 bonus incentive for those taking 15 credits or more

Currently, low-income students who attend college full-time and receive Pell Grants often run through the…

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FAFSA Deadline Gets Moved Back

Two ways the financial aid form makes applying for aid easier

The Obama administration announces two important changes to the way familes submit the FAFSA: using…

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How Many Pell Grant Recipients Are Actually Graduating?

Some schools graduate more than others

The number of Pell grant recipients that graduate from college in six years is difficult…

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South Carolina’s HBCU Leaders Meet With O’Malley

Candidate for the Democratic nomination says his plan would help HBCUs

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley met with South Carolina HBCU leaders to share his vision…

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An Education Opportunity for Those Paying Their Debt to Society

Cutting off Pell grant access was a mistake

Pell grants offered an education opportunity before 1994 (when Congress cut off access) that helped…

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Pell Grants for Prisoners

President Obama makes way for prison inmates to pay for school

Congress banned the use of Pell grants by prisoners in 1994. But Democrats in the…

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How to Tackle Financial Aid as a Parent in 2012

Maximize your financial aid with these tips

Maximize your financial aid with these tips

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The HBCU Debate: Are Black Colleges & Universities Still Needed?

Started as a response to racism and starved of financial support, HBCUs have to do more with less

Critics have called them a race-based anachronism. Others have said worse: They’re inferior, they’re in…

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