Colleges Are Attracting More Latinx Students, but Aren't Doing Enough to Help Them Succeed
Like many U.S. colleges, Indiana University–Northwest is seeing a sharp rise in Latinx students—but support for them is lagging.
Restoring Prisoners' Access to Education Reduces Recidivism
Bipartisan legislation in the Senate and House of Representatives would make prisoners eligible for Pell Grants, reversing a clause in the 1994 crime bill that stripped such eligibility.
Financial Aid Letters Are Really, Really Confusing
And that makes it hard for kids to choose the right school.
The Big Gap in Graduation Rates Between Poor and Wealthy Students
For the first time ever, the public can see the graduation rates for Pell grant recipients at over 1,000 schools.
In Rankings Race, Colleges Giving Low-Income Students Less Aid Than Better Off Ones
A new study from The New America Foundation makes it clear why so many schools have fought efforts for greater transparency when it comes to financial aid.