Following Tuesday’s elections, analysts expect the coming months to bring increased scrutiny of the Education Department, minimal progress on the Higher Education Act, and varied state efforts to address college access and affordability. Here’s a round-up of key results.
Two reports find that public universities, facing budget and ranking pressures, have made college less affordable and accessible for low-income students and students of color in their states.
Want to help low-income students choose science, technology, engineering, or math fields? Give them more need-based grants, a new study suggests.
Low-income families can support their student’s college career in a non-financial way: by providing emotional support.
Looking to increase postsecondary access and reap the cost savings associated with consolidation, some states are merging their two- and four-year college systems.