Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
Jun 25, 2014
Education Department apologizes after image it posted on Twitter -- designed to encourage FAFSA completion -- angered many.

Booklets

With student borrowing rising -- and political concern about debt growing with it -- Inside Higher Ed today publishes a free compilation of articles about the future of student loans. The news and opinion articles -- in a print-on-demand booklet -- explore the impact of federal policies, strategies some institutions are adopting, and the views of thought leaders on the issue.

Download the booklet here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

On May 21, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman led a free webinar to talk about the issues raised in the booklet's articles. To listen to a recording, please click here.

The compilation of articles is made possible in part through advertising support from Inceptia.

Archive

November 27, 2012

Videos and other material making postsecondary education seem accessible appear to encourage college-going behaviors, study finds.

November 20, 2012

Zakiya Smith, who helped guide higher ed policy for President Obama, leaves for a think tank. College officials will miss her.

November 13, 2012

Report finds that state merit aid programs have only a small effect on whether graduates stay in-state after college.

November 8, 2012

Obama has sketched an ambitious higher education agenda for his second term, but it's unclear who at the Education Department will be in charge of implementing it.

November 5, 2012

Policy change in Iowa reflects increased public skepticism about using tuition revenue for financial aid. Will such shifts end an unfair burden on middle-class students or abandon low-income students?

November 2, 2012

So many issues, so little time. The book Wick Sloane would write if he weren't too busy teaching (and feeding) his students.

November 1, 2012

Young Invincibles offers a roadmap for reforming federal financial assistance -- putting recipients first.

October 31, 2012

Changes to grant eligibility are hitting transfer students, and returning dropouts, particularly hard.

October 18, 2012

Annual report from the Institute for College Access and Success finds students borrow an average of $26,600.

October 12, 2012

Over the past year, the Education Department has made it harder for parents to borrow on behalf of their children in college. Historically black colleges say they are disproportionately affected.

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