A paper from the New America Foundation sees a disconnect between the rollout of the Common Core State Standards and higher education policies.
All Blog Posts With financial aid Tag or Category
July 22, 2014
April 04, 2014
Possible changes to the code of conduct for financial-aid professionals could bring additional clarity to award letters in the future.
April 02, 2014
Cost is a rising factor in college choice, prompting students to apply for scholarships from an array of sources as they prepare to make final decisions.
March 25, 2014
Allegations have resurfaced about the fairness of program, as most funding is given to students of white, affluent families, the Miami Herald reports.
March 24, 2014
It's college admissions season, and media outlets have started delivering stories about the decision-making process, the latest marketing efforts by colleges, and financial aid.
January 08, 2014
In January, the new FAFSA form became available for incoming college students and experts suggest starting early for the best chance of getting financial aid.
December 09, 2013
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.
October 23, 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.