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Income Share Agreements: An Old Idea Made New, But Necessity to Protect Students Remains

In 2014, I gave my first state legislative testimony in Maine on an idea that would turn tuition and financial aid on its head: Pay It...

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A Prescription for Oversubscription in State Financial Aid Programs

Over 1 million students are eligible for state financial aid but are never funded. This is the number a recent report put to a problem...

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Providing Financial Support — Beyond Tuition — to College Students

This post is co-authored with David Tandberg, vice president of policy research and strategic initiatives at the State Higher Education...

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State Financial Aid: What We’re Watching

Each year, states invest over $12 billion in aid programs that support over 4.5 million students in their quest for postsecondary...

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FAFSA Simplification: More Can Be Done While Still Protecting State Aid Programs

To find out if they qualify for financial aid from the federal government, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student...

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Beyond Financial Aid: Helping adult students with the cost of college

This blog is the fifth and final in a series following the Supporting Adult Learners for Postsecondary Success convening, which took place...

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Finding the Will to Fund State Financial Aid Programs for Adult Learners

This blog is the second in a series following the Supporting Adult Learners for Postsecondary Success convening, which took place in early...

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Supporting Women in Higher Education Through Equitable Financial Aid Support

It is well established that women make up the majority of college graduates, but earn less in the workforce than men. The most recent data...

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College Affordability, State Aid and Adult Students

This blog post is a guest post by Wayne A. Taliaferro,  Policy Analyst, Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success at CLASP. The...

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Why Need-Based Aid Matters for Adults

This blog post is a guest post by Wayne A. Taliaferro,  Policy Analyst, Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success at CLASP. Changing...

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