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More than Tuition: Experimenting with Loan Limits

In February, Senator Lamar Alexander said that he plans to introduce legislation reauthorizing the Higher Education Act that would allow colleges to adjust federal loan limits for certain groups of students on their campuses. But first, fundamental questions about the appropriate role of institutional flexibility must be tempered with valid concerns about protecting students from unfair prejudice.

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More Than Tuition: Improving Financial Literacy

After colleges set their Cost of Attendance (COA), financially needy students often have to confront a difficult question: how much debt can they afford to take on? Cash-strapped students obviously don’t…