Posts tagged: Financial Aid - Diverse

College Access Group Sees Surge in FAFSA Applications

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 12, 2017
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

Senators Take DeVos to Task Over Proposed Budget

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 6, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos appeared before a Senate education subcommittee Tuesday [...] Read more

3 Things Your Student Loan Servicer Might Not Tell You

by Anna Helhoski, NerdWallet |
Student loan servicers, the companies that manage $1.4 trillion in federal and private loans, h [...] Read more

Study: Reduced Community College Tuition Not Impacting 4-year Enrollment

by Lydia Lum | May 25, 2017
A recent study found that a steep drop in community college tuition typically sparks significan [...] Read more

Congress, Save Public Service Loan Forgiveness

by Paola Esmieu | May 24, 2017
Many services are facing deep cuts and/or being defunded altogether in the proposed education b [...] Read more

Federal Student Aid Boss Runcie Resigns

by Catherine Morris |
James Runcie, who led the Office of Federal Student Aid for the past seven years as chief opera [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: Affordability Key to Higher Ed Access

by Matthew Lynch | May 23, 2017
What does it actually take to make higher education accessible to a larger portion of the popul [...] Read more

Tennessee Delivers on its Promise

by Reginald Stuart |
Tennessee may be known for its legendary singers and musicians. Today, however, the state has d [...] Read more