California Governor Gavin Newsom this week released a budget proposal that includes $39.6 billion for higher education and ties the funding to specific affordability, equity, and completion targets.
In a statement submitted to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Georgetown University said it is “a proud home to Dreamers” and asserted its support for a proposed rule that would strengthen the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Many states use lottery revenue to fund college scholarships, but the programs can sap resources from the very people who would most benefit from aid.
The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill signed into law this week includes $65 billion to boost broadband access in rural areas and tribal communities, addressing a key barrier to equity in higher education.
It’s time to create a strong, unified educational continuum, researchers from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce assert in a new report.
The revamped Build Back Better Act no longer includes tuition-free community college but would provide a small Pell Grant increase, college completion grants, and funding for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions.
Ideally, students would avoid colleges and universities that graduate few students on time, but the government’s use of a six-year “success” rate complicates those assessments.
New York City officials hope the $100 accounts will spark conversations about higher education, inspire families to save, and create an infrastructure for philanthropic investment.
Federal education officials have announced a slate of temporary changes to the troubled federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program—added flexibility that could benefit more than 550,000 borrowers.
A new book chronicles the policies and persistent underfunding that have shaped the trajectory of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities—and calls on the government to step up support.
Persistent racial disparities in college degree completion pose a significant threat to state attainment goals and local economies, further fueling states’ outreach to underrepresented students.
Sixty-seven of the nation’s college promise programs offer free tuition for students age 25 and older, but far fewer are actually designed for adult learners.