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State Policy & Advocacy
Monday, October 19, 2020
Ed Trust Launches FAFSA Toolkit for New York State »
The Education Trust–New York and education organizations across the Empire State released the " Financial Aid for College...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Ohio Coalition Releases Action Plan to Increase Educational Attainment »
Ohio, like many other states, is in need of an increasingly educated workforce. In 2018, only 49.2% of Ohioans had earned...
Monday, April 20, 2020
State Budget Cuts Caused by the Coronavirus Will Likely Hit Higher Education Hard »
The coronavirus pandemic is already taking its toll on state budgets. Potential cuts to higher education funding are parti...
Monday, February 24, 2020
A Number of States Are Now Considering 'Mandatory FAFSA' Policies »
With 2020 state legislative sessions underway, many legislators are considering proposals to aid students in college-going...
Friday, October 11, 2019
From Advocacy Intern to State Legislator: Q&A With Rep. Kevin Windham »
Kevin Windham, a former advocacy intern for The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis, was elected to his first two-year ter...

Archived Blogs (2017 and older)
Friday, December 22, 2017
NCAN Meets with Secretary DeVos »
One of NCAN’s primary goals is to make the voice of our members heard at all levels. I recently had the opportunity to tak...
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Infographic: The Leaky FAFSA Pipeline »
Late last month, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee  hosted a hearing  on propos...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Breaking Down the PROSPER Act: "One Loan" »
This is the fifth installment in NCAN's blog series on various proposals contained in the Promoting Real Opportunit...
Monday, December 11, 2017
Breaking Down the PROSPER Act: Consumer Information and FAFSA Simplification »
This is the fourth installment in  NCAN's blog series  on various proposals contained in the Promoting Rea...
Friday, December 8, 2017
Breaking Down the PROSPER Act: "One Work-Study" »
This is the third installment in  NCAN's blog series  on various proposals contained in the Promoting Real Oppor...

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