Posts tagged: Financial Aid - Diverse

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

Title IV Funds Withheld from 5 Campuses in Puerto Rico During Strike

by Catherine Morris | May 17, 2017
Adding to the University of Puerto Rico’s financial woes, the Department of Education has res [...] Read more

House Democrats to Seek Increase in Pell Grant

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim and Ya-Marie Sesay | May 15, 2017
House Democrats on Monday said they plan to seek an increase in the Pell Grant to make college [...] Read more