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  • Born of Necessity, Emergency Student Aid Should Become Standard Operating Procedure

    In the wake of two years that have upended the financial and educational well-being of millions of students, emergency aid has become a watchword of the day fo…

  • Completion with Quality and Value: Why Credit for Prior Learning Stands out as a College Completion Fund Strategy

    While the fate of the Build Back Better Act is currently unclear, there are parts of the proposed legislation that could survive in some form. One important pa…

  • Embedding Equity within Indiana’s Educational Attainment Goals

    In early 2020, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education released its fourth strategic plan, Reaching Higher in a State of Change, which provides a vision an…

  • The Two-Faced Promise of Higher Education

    The four-year college degree has long been the gold standard and the surest gateway to economic opportunity in the United States. But while the four-year degre…

  • Promoting Equity for Black Lives in Postsecondary Education

    It has been inspiring and hopeful to see higher education leaders, including those who lead large community college systems, speaking out about systemic racism…

  • 3 Ways Federal Policy Solutions Can Level the Playing Field in Higher Education and the Economy

    Education and the economy are two of the top five issues for 2020 voters. So, it’s no surprise that presidential hopefuls are offering plans to reduce college …

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