4 Education Policy Tools to Use in 2022

A new legislative session brings policymakers another opportunity to examine their state’s education policy landscape. How can education...

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The Infrastructure and Jobs Act: What’s in It for Postsecondary Education?

On Nov. 15, President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure and Jobs Act into law, which will bring $1.2 trillion over 10 years to...

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Want to Build Back Better? Consider Early Childhood Districts

A new day may be approaching for early care and education as Congress considers a reconciliation package that would inject approximately...

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Top 2021 Education Legislative Trends

As we approach the end of a wild 2021, we’d like to take a moment to look back on the legislative education policy trends we saw this...

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Administrative Holds: Aiding or Preventing Student Persistence?

Thanks to the critical and thoughtful analysis and reporting of organizations like Ithaka S+R and The Hechinger Report, higher education...

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2021 Elections Results Set the Stage for 2022

In this off-cycle year, few changes in education leadership were expected ahead of the Nov. 2 vote. However, results in the handful of...

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New Hampshire Takes First Steps Toward FAFSA Completion Requirement

On Aug. 17, 2021, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed Senate Bill 147 into law, requiring each high school student in the state to...

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Key Takeaways From Louisiana’s FAFSA Now Pilot

Three years after implementing FAFSA as a graduation requirement, Louisiana improved FAFSA completion by more than 24%. The FAFSA Now...

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2021 Elections May Prompt Changes in State Education Leadership

It’s that time of year again — elections season! Since 2021 is an off-cycle year for most states, only a handful are conducting...

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Racial Equity Considerations in FAFSA Completion Policies

In an effort to support students’ transition to postsecondary education, many states are considering  policies that would make FAFSA...

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