Who uses income-driven student loan repayment?

Enrollment in income-driven repayment plans has increased substantially over the past five years.

Building the evidence base on targeted and universal preschool with public opinion

Policymakers have been pushing for universal preschool based in part on their understanding of public opinion.

Three million Americans are disconnected from higher education

Expanding broadband to rural American communities could also expand educational opportunities.

Affluent households owe the most student debt

Student loan borrowers aren't necessarily less well off than those without student debt.

Large uncertainty under the PROSPER Act’s proposed student loan accountability metric

The House Republicans' bill proposes a substantial change to the way colleges are held accountable for the outcomes of their student borrowers.

Will stricter education requirements for early childhood educators hurt teacher diversity?

Lower requirements have contributed to lower salaries for early childhood educators, compared to K–12 teachers.

Changes to graduate lending policy are long overdue

House Republicans have endorsed a bill that would reduce the availability of federal loans for grad students. Is that a bad thing?

Black doctoral students face financing problems even without a tax on tuition benefits

Controversy over a provision in the tax overhaul bill put a spotlight on how graduate students finance their education.

The PROSPER Act changes the math for student loan borrowers

A proposal to change the federal student loan program would result in longer repayment terms, especially for low-income borrowers.

Teachers of color are less likely to be teaching than their white counterparts

The diversity of the teaching workforce partially depends on how many teachers of color are hired and stay in the profession.