The FAFSA Simplification Act and the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act (FUTURE Act) will jointly guide the first sweeping redesign of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) system in over 40 years. The updated process will provide: •a more streamlined application process, •expanded eligibility for federal student aid, •reduced barriers for certain student populations, and •a better user experience. FAFSA simplification will be implemented in phases, with full implementation of major provisions in the 2024–25 award year. Resources:
Jun 30, 2021
Every child in an early childhood setting should have a teacher with specialized education to promote that child’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development and who prepares them for success in school and in life.
May 20, 2021
Higher education offers millions of people the opportunity to improve their financial well-being. However, higher education is prohibitively expensive and can saddle people with insurmountable debt.
May 18, 2021
Meet with members of CLPHA’s Postsecondary Leadership Institute to learn about how PHAs and postsecondary partners are working with students.
Nov 1, 2020
Colleges support students with advising, counseling, or coaching in academics and other skills they need to succeed in school.
Nov 4, 2019
The ninth in a series of Research-to-Impact briefs by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago on understanding and addressing youth homelessness. For the 4.2 million adolescents and young adults who experience some form of homelessness, opportunities to develop and realize their educational aspira
Jan 28, 2020
The nation’s community colleges play a central role in producing a more educated workforce and promoting social mobility. They serve about 40 percent of all college students and, not surprisingly, they serve a disproportionate number of low-income and underrepresented students.
May 28, 2020
Community colleges graduation rates remain low.
May 28, 2020
Bridge-to-college programs aim to help people complete high school and enroll in postsecondary education. This evaluation of one such program at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay finds that it helped more students earn their GEDs and enroll in college courses.
May 2, 2019
Innovative public housing authorities (PHAs) are collaborating with college access partners and community colleges to increase postsecondary educational achievement for low-income residents and college students experiencing homelessness.