Posts tagged: Financial Aid - Diverse

Efforts to Reduce College Costs May Have Little Impact on Degree Attainment

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 29, 2017
Increased spending at colleges and universities — particularly mid-tier public institutions [...] Read more

GWU, Among Urban Colleges Providing Scholarships to Locals

| August 9, 2017
A George Washington University scholarship has eliminated concerns about paying for college — [...] Read more

Apprenticeship Programs Gaining Momentum

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 30, 2017
President Donald J. Trump and Congress are looking to expand apprenticeship opportunities, laud [...] Read more

Technology Companies Team Up To Eliminate ‘Summer Melt’

by Tiffany Pennamon | July 23, 2017
Two innovative technology-based education companies are tackling what education researchers coi [...] Read more

New York Gets 75,000 Applications for Free Tuition Program

by Associated Press |
BUFFALO, N.Y. — About 75,000 people who applied for New York’s first-in-the-nation tuit [...] Read more

Mizzou’s Policy May Disadvantage Low-Income Students

by Ernest Ezeugo |
In an effort to curb student debt, the University of Missouri (Mizzou) has taken a controversia [...] Read more

Maryland Bans Scholarship Displacement

by Ya-Marie Sesay | July 12, 2017
The state of Maryland passed a bill on July 1 that bans scholarship displacement at public coll [...] Read more

College Access Group Sees Surge in FAFSA Applications

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
The percentage of high school seniors who by June 30 had filed the Free Application for Federal [...] Read more

U. of Michigan Implementing Free Tuition Program for Some In-state Students

by Monica Levitan | July 9, 2017
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor campus has implemented a free tuition program, called “ [...] Read more

Lawsuits Rain on DeVos Over Delayed Student Loan Protections

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 6, 2017
Two advocacy groups and 19 state attorneys general slammed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos with [...] Read more

Maryland Outlaws Scholarship Displacement by Public Colleges

by Tim Prudente, The Baltimore Sun |
OWINGS MILL, Md. — Again and again, college financial aid offices would frustrate Jan Wagner [...] Read more

DeVos Plans to Name Financial Services Exec as Student Aid Boss

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 20, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said Tuesday she plans to appoint Dr. Arthur Wayne John [...] Read more

Guillermo: Diversity Loses When Public Schools Go ‘Private’

by Emil Guillermo | June 18, 2017
It’s been said that public higher education has been the way for the common man to excel in u [...] Read more

Boston Bridge Program Aims to Put College Within Residents’ Reach

by Catherine Morris | June 14, 2017
Boston will offer its residents yet another chance at free college through a recently announced [...] Read more

NY College Students Begin Applying for Free Tuition Program

by Associated Press | June 8, 2017
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state has begun accepting applications for its new tuition-free colle [...] Read more