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Sarah Pingel

Sarah Pingel

Senior Policy Analyst, Education Commission of the States

Sarah supports the research and analytical capacity of the policy team in her role as a senior policy analyst at Education Commission of the States. Sarah has extensive experience in student financial aid programs, and is frequently called upon as an expert in state financial aid policy and practice. A recipient of state aid herself, Sarah believes that state policy leaders have a key role to play in ensuring affordable postsecondary opportunities for students from all backgrounds.

Authored Posts

  • 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…