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Does Paying Students to Finish Pay Off?

In April, Massachusetts announced a new tuition rebate program to improve academic progress at its community colleges. Unfortunately, evidence from the past 20 years that Texas has had a similar program suggests this won’t work.

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The Value of Accurate Cost Estimates for All Students

Last week, the Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS) released an article that says, a popular data source underestimates costs for students living at home. But both TICAS’s own…

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More Than Tuition: Higher Education and the Social Safety Net

The plight of low-income students is increasingly well-documented, and the higher education community is slowly but surely paying more attention to these students’ needs. From setting up on-campus food pantries…