Help Improve the College Ratings System

When the U.S. Department of Education released the College Scorecard earlier this year, it was the first salvo in a years-long effort to reform the way that students and families search for colleges. As we wrote earlier on the blog, the goal was the development of a...

Overhaul financial aid, college access experts tell Senate

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid “could and should be eliminated.”  That was the consensus testimony of Kim Cook, executive director of the National College Access Network (NCAN) and three other national experts in the college access field at a US Senate...

First Lady is Also a First-Generation College Student

Here at Florida C.A.N!, we tend to focus on the Sunshine State, but when the First Lady talks about her own experience as a working-class first-generation college student to launch a national conversation about low-income students in higher education, you have to...

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