State Policy

State Policy
Jul 06, 2017
Private colleges in New York State criticized Governor Cuomo’s plan to give some of their students much more aid in return for limits on tuition increases and more money from institutions. But 30 are still opting in.

Archive

July 24, 2017

It is important to ask crucial funding questions about such plans now, argues Bob Samuels.

July 20, 2017

A new research paper finds that excess credit hour policies don’t lead to completion, just more student debt.

July 6, 2017

Private colleges in New York State criticized Governor Cuomo’s plan to give some of their students much more aid in return for limits on tuition increases and more money from institutions. But 30 are still opting in.

June 8, 2017

Against a tide of pro-gun rulings and legislation, a state appeals court ruled 2 to 1 that the University of Michigan -- a public institution -- has the right to ban guns on campus.

June 7, 2017

Report suggests state-federal partnership to keep student loan payments at or under 10 percent of graduates’ income and estimates cost of doing so.

May 24, 2017

In several states, proposals seek to curb or end expensive grant programs that aren’t going to those who are most in need.

September 14, 2016

State dollars for public higher education would go farther, prominent researchers argue, if more of it went to open-access colleges and need-based aid.

June 21, 2016

Researchers say the real test of a state student aid program may not be enrollment alone, but graduate school, lifetime income and more.

June 6, 2016

North Carolina legislation would have cut tuition dramatically, and many at the institutions feared they would lose revenue. Two universities still are covered by bill.

April 28, 2016

College affordability has declined in 45 states since 2008, with low- and middle-income students in particular feeling the pinch, new study finds.

Pages

Back to Top