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  • Washington state’s new financial aid program serves today’s students those who hire them

    Last March, the Seattle Times ran a powerful joint opinion editorial cowritten by Microsoft’s president and chief legal officer, Brad Smith. Joining him were U…

  • Young Invincibles: Advocating for Today’s Students

    As 2019 comes toward a close, we at Young Invincibles are taking stock of the many efforts we undertook this year to advocate on behalf of young adults. We hav…

  • Using a Latino Lens to Reimagine Financial Aid

    Financial aid has not kept pace to serve today’s students. Historically, the majority of financial aid recipients had a similar profile. Today, financial aid r…

  • Reforming Federal Work Study to Support Today’s Students

    Legislative action around the Higher Education Act is heating up. Senator Alexander has dropped a pared down version of HEA and the House just introduced their…

  • Student Voice: The Pell Grant Gave Me a Second Chance

    I was sitting on the edge of my cot surrounded by thick concrete and rusted paint-chipped bars that kept me caged in like an exotic pet. My cell was the size o…

  • From the State House to the Beltway: Truth Talk about State Financial Aid

    The federal role in financial aid policy tends to dominate the conversation around reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA). However, rethinking finan…

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