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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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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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Iowa Explores Universal FAFSA Completion

In early 2021, staffers at Iowa College Aid planned a series of virtual convenings to elicit a range of perspectives and strategies on...

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An Inside Look at FAFSA Completion as a Graduation Requirement

For the past several legislative sessions, state leaders interested in increasing high school seniors’ FAFSA completion rates have...

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States Move to Require the FAFSA for High School Graduation

High school students in three states — Illinois, Louisiana and Texas — already or will soon face a new graduation requirement:...

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More Than One Path Leads to High School Graduation

High school graduation requirements are constantly in flux, and the latest approach gaining traction in states is what I call “Carnegie...

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How Mobility Impacts School Graduation Rates: What the data tell us

This post is a guest post by Jessica Shopoff, M. Ed., Accountability Specialist at K12 Inc. It’s that time of year again – when new...

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Making the Grad-Rate Meaningful (Part 3)

This is part three of a three-part series on Student Centered Accountability. See part 1 (Fourth Year and Understanding Mobility) and part...

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Making Every Student Count, Every Year (Part 2)

This post is a guest post by Chase E. Eskelsen, M.Ed., Project Manager of National Academic Policy at K12 Inc. This is part two of a...

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