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Mandatory FAFSA, But Only with Adequate Supports
Louisiana requires FAFSA completion for high school graduation. Texas and Illinois have also passed the requirement and are working to implement it in coming FAFSA cycles. At least another eight states are currently considering bills to mandate FAFSA completion as well.
Data show that FAFSA completion increases a student's chances of enrollment and persistence in higher education. In Louisiana, FAFSA filing rates have jumped dramatically and enrollment increases show promise.
States hoping to increase FAFSA completion for high school seniors should consider the following set of ideas.
NCAN recommends that states:
Mandatory FAFSA resources: