New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed into law a program covering community college tuition and fees for students with household incomes of $65,000 or less, and officials say the approach could provide a national model.
Signaling that free-college programs could be moving into the mainstream, a number of candidates are running on college-affordability proposals this election cycle.
New analyses highlight average debt levels by state, disparities in student loan default rates, and the surprisingly small number of applicants approved for the public service loan forgiveness program.
Launched at a late-July conference, a new consortium aims to harness university communities’ potential to empower and protect refugees and at-risk migrants.
College and correctional facility partnerships around the nation are working to build incarcerated individuals’ job skills and set them on the path to a degree.