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Format: 07-17-2018
Format: 07-17-2018
In order to reverse the troubling low graduation rates at our nation’s community colleges, low-income students must stop being financially penalized for attending these institutions. As this...
January 20, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Available financial aid covers only a fraction of what community college students pay for their education.  To finance their studies, many of them enroll in school only part time and/or work...
January 11, 2011 | Report |
Today's young adults are coming of age in a tough economy, on the heels of 30 years of declining economic opportunity and security for all but the most affluent and most highly educated. These...
April 26, 2010 | Report |
Amy Hanauer
Nancy K. Cauthen
Doing an internship while in college has become a near prerequisite for obtaining a good job.  Yet internships are often out of reach for low-income students because most of them are unpaid....
March 23, 2010 | Report |
This fact sheet includes a brief overview of why paying for college has become so difficult. Suggestions for how college students can lower their own college costs and information on public policies...
March 8, 2010 | Policy Brief |
Advocates, educators and students often make the assumption that more education is always better, that a bachelors or graduate degree is always superior in terms of providing additional economic...
February 4, 2010 | Policy Brief |
Watch LIVE today, Wednesday, October 26, the CFPB's Raj Date will speak in Minneapolis about student loans at 1 PM Eastern. Streaming video below. America's students are facing a serious threat...
December 2, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Even though more of today's young adults are motivated to seek a postsecondary education, too many of them are sidelined by the financial burden of paying for school while meeting their other...
September 29, 2009 | Report |
Nancy K. Cauthen
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...
February 24, 2009 | Policy Brief |
The Economic State of Young America is a comprehensive databook offering proof that a combination of declining incomes, growing debt, and high costs of education, homeownership and healthcare are...
May 6, 2008 | Report |