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Tag: National College Access Network
Improvements to FAFSA Eagerly Anticipated
Speaking at the National College Access Network (NCAN) conference earlier this week. Mark A. Brown, COO of Federal Student Aid (FSA), talked about the importance of making college accessible.
September 19, 2019
Some Say College Scorecard Changes Are Good, But More Needed
Post-secondary education experts are lauding the addition of data to the College Scorecard, enhancements announced this week by U.S. Department of Education secretary Betsy DeVos in efforts to improve transparency through more detailed information for prospective students. At the same time, some question whether the enhancements go far enough and how much more they will help students who use the online tool to compare options, particularly students from underrepresented groups who have lower completion rates.
May 22, 2019
Executive Order’s Free-Speech Provisions Draw Criticism
President Donald J. Trump’s signing of a controversial executive order Thursday was met with immediate criticism from areas of higher education, particularly aspects intended to address a perception that some schools are intolerant of conservative political views.
March 21, 2019
National College Access Network Launches FAFSA Completion Tracker
The National College Access Network (NCAN) has launched its #FormYourFuture FAFSA Tracker, giving states a week-by-week snapshot of rankings in their progress to achieve a 100-percent benchmark of high school seniors completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
February 7, 2018
College Access Group Sees Surge in FAFSA Applications
The percentage of high school seniors who by June 30 had filed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid — better known as the FAFSA — reached a new high level this year after several years of decline, according to new data compiled by the National College Access Network.
July 12, 2017
CBC Panel Takes Aim at Disparity in College Degree Attainment
At the start of the Congressional Black Caucus’ annual legislative conference, a panel, Access to Opportunity: Propelling Black Students, explored the disparity in college degree attainment between Black students and students of other races.
September 16, 2015
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