NCAN Report: Shrinking Options, Growing Affordability Gaps for Low-Income Students Nationwide
Students from low-income backgrounds are increasingly being shut out of two- and four-year public institutions, new NCAN research shows. In 2016-17, just 48% of community colleges in our sample were affordable for the average Pell Grant recipient, and only 27% of four-year public institutions were affordable.
NCAN Announces New Advocacy Grant Opportunity for Members
Oct. 15, 2019
Policy decisions at both the federal and state levels impact students’ ability to access, pay for, and succeed in college. Our students’ voices, and those of the practitioners who work with them, are powerful avenues to influence policymakers’ decisions at the state level and in Washington, D.C.
NCAN’s #FormYourFuture FAFSA Tracker Now Tracking 2020-21 Completions
Oct. 14, 2019
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Leaves are falling. Temperatures are dropping (kind of). FAFSA completions are rolling in. With Federal Student Aid’s first data release of the 2020-21 cycle, the #FormYourFuture FAFSA Tracker has switched into the new cycle and will be updated weekly with information on FAFSA completions at the school, district, city, state, and national levels.