The rhetoric from these programs’ advocates has been that they expand opportunity equally, but the reality is that they have not.
May 7, 2022
Report: Mississippi’s proposed college aid program will create ‘new problems’ for low-income students
"Designing programs that allow students who cannot afford college on their own is the most promising strategy for ensuring a high return on the state’s investment.”
April 26, 2022
Mississippi to award new forgivable loan programs for health-related degrees for first time since 2015
After years of budget woes, the Legislature fully funded Mississippi's college financial aid programs this session.
April 18, 2022
In Greenville, Miss., 19 percent of adults over 25 have a bachelor's degree, compared with the national average of 33 percent. A new initiative is focusing on helping more local students get financial aid.
March 30, 2022
In Colorado, only 1 out of 10 kids in foster care age 13 or older enter college by the time they turn 21.
February 2, 2022
Indiana ranked in the bottom half of states last year for FAFSA completion, with 55.9% of seniors filing.
January 27, 2022
Being locked up in a Florida prison doesn’t make someone a Florida resident. And out-of-state tuition usually puts college out of reach.
The state’s rate is low partly because it has not mapped out how to improve it, one expert said.
January 24, 2022