Colleges are being invited to test out new ways of awarding federal aid, including giving Pell Grants to high school students and offering grants for competency-based progress, under a new initiative.
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December 08, 2013
October 22, 2013
Cost of tuition and fees for college students increases just 2.9 percent, still stagnating grant aid means the net price continues to increase at greater rates, according to new College Board findings.
October 08, 2013
Giving low-income students their college financial aid in increments can encourage academic engagement and smart financial management, an MCRD brief shows.
October 02, 2013
Higher education appears to be escaping direct hardships caused by the federal government's shutdown, but college search sites are suspended.
September 16, 2013
Some colleges are lowering published tuition prices in an effort to attract middle-class families.
August 23, 2013
President Obama's proposal to rein in college costs by creating a new rating system, promoting innovation, and expanding student loan repayment options sparks reaction among stakeholders in higher education.
August 19, 2013
In 2011-12, 71 percent of all undergraduates received some type of financial aid compared with 66 percent four years earlier, says a new report.
August 04, 2013
You would be somewhat hard-pressed to find more than a handful of independent schools whose mission and values statements do not contain at least one word like "diverse," "multicultural," "global," "inclusive"--words that, as mission statements are intended to, commit the school to preparing students to live in a world in which everyone is not going to be just like themselves.
June 27, 2013
Updated information is released on college costs and financial-aid trends.
May 21, 2013
Nearly half of recent college graduates were surprised by the amount of debt they accrued, a survey shows.