Even before the Pandemic, Students with Limited Technology Access Lagged behind Their Peers

Data show students without internet or computer access are already behind academically.

The Federal Government Can Help Ward Off a College Enrollment Crisis

By helping students pay their tuition next year, the federal government can help make sure more of them are able to make the investment on which their futures depend.

Helping Low-Income College Students Requires Action from Institutions and Policymakers

The COVID-19 crisis puts into stark relief the fragility of the system for the students with most need.

What Does the COVID-19 Fiscal Relief Package Mean for Student Loan Borrowers?

Though the current plan will help struggling borrowers avoid further negative consequences, it won’t increase cash flow for the most vulnerable groups.

Who Gets to Go to College When All College Is Online?

As colleges across the country move toward distance education to close out the school year, looming questions about equitable access for students remain.

Most Students Receive a Florida Private School Choice Scholarship for Two Years or Fewer: What Does That Mean?

Understanding why students leave the program could inform policy decisions in Florida and around the country.

Four Ways Research Can Drive Racial Equity in Education in 2020 and Beyond

What would it take to close equity gaps in American education?

All Five Federal Mortgage Programs Should Treat Student Loan Debt the Same Way

Many of the 44.7 million Americans with student loan debt are also in their prime homebuying years.

Evaluating Proposed Changes to Pell Grants

Policymakers and advocates are taking two varying approaches to reform the federal Pell grant program.

Changes in School Lunch Reporting Make Achievement Gaps Harder to Measure

Students' receipt of free- and reduced-price lunch is a weak indicator of student poverty.