Financial aid

Financial aid

Three students walk past a sign for Morehouse College.
Nov 21, 2022
Students at Morehouse College are up in arms about scholarship refunds they were expecting but won’t receive. The controversy sheds light on a larger debate about how colleges apply external and internal scholarships to student expenses.

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December 6, 2022
The federal financial aid system is locking students out of more affordable learning options, Burck Smith writes.
November 21, 2022
Students at Morehouse College are up in arms about scholarship refunds they were expecting but won’t receive. The controversy sheds light on a larger debate about how colleges apply external and internal scholarships to student expenses.
October 28, 2022
Education Department also releases new accountability measures for when colleges and universities change ownership, along with regulations for prison education programs.
October 11, 2022
Governments lean heavily on postcollege earnings to assess program quality. Should they broaden the measures they use and apply scrutiny to all institutions?
August 24, 2022
President forgives $10,000 for everyone whose income doesn’t exceed $125,000, and $20,000 for Pell Grant recipients.
July 21, 2022
The U.S. Education Department says Eastern Gateway Community College’s online program violated federal financial aid rules. The college warns that freezing the program could endanger its future.
July 8, 2022
Illinois public colleges and universities, prodded by new state law, become latest to end the use of withholding transcripts from students with institutional debts.
June 23, 2022
An early adopter of income-share agreements, Purdue has paused new enrollments in its plan, citing servicing challenges amid the switch to a new vendor. Critics won’t be sad to see them go.
June 21, 2022
Federal scrutiny grows of a practice colleges use widely. Two experts discuss what policy makers and institutions can do to avoid impeding students from jobs or further education.
June 14, 2022
Federal stimulus dollars flowing to states kept appropriations strong in the 2021 fiscal year even as enrollment kept declining, a report from the State Higher Education Executive Officers shows.

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