The Contract for College: A Policy Proposal to Increase College Access and Affordability

The Contract for College: A Policy Proposal to Increase College Access and Affordability

February 24, 2009
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Rising college costs, combined with major policy changes in financial aid, have made college less affordable for today’s generation of young people.

The Contract for College would unify the existing three strands of federal financial aid — grants, loans and work-study — into a coherent, guaranteed financial aid package for students.