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Gainful employment data suggest that Congress should rethink its approach to holding all colleges accountable for their graduates' debt-to-earnings ratio.
Consumer-facing websites like the Department of Education’s College Scorecard may not have the impact policymakers expect.
A recent Supreme Court ruling and two studies of existing school voucher programs in Louisiana and Indiana may pave the way for more voucher programs.
How should the federal government support students' access to public colleges and universities in their state?
Pell grant recipients can now receive up to one-and-a-half full grants over the course of a year so they don’t have to take the summer off.
While New York rolls out a "tuition free" college plan, New Mexico's governor has vetoed all state funding for public universities.
New child care regulations put DC at the leading edge of a field typically marked by low wages and inconsistent quality.
Policies aimed at increasing school choice will only work if those choices are accessible to families via transportation.
The White House’s plan to give students and parents more choice might increase the federal government’s role in education at the expense of state and local control.
A bipartisan proposal to allow employers to help pay off employees’ student loans would do nothing to help those who are struggling to repay their loans.

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