What does the current institutional accountability system look like, and how can it be improved and reformed?
Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) introduced a bipartisan bill aimed at strengthening institutional accountability in the higher education system.
Join us for a discussion with university presidents on rising costs and the higher education system.
With reauthorization of the Higher Education Act on the horizon, there exists potential for bipartisan reforms that improve the postsecondary education system.
Changes to the federal student loan program can increase competition, transparency and innovation in higher education.
The costs of college tuition and room-and-board are skyrocketing, putting additional pressure on federal support and requiring many students to assume even greater debt burdens.
Last week, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4984, the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act, with broad bipartisan support (on a 405-11 vote). The bill would expand the frequency and scope of required financial counseling provided to student borrowers. BPC applauds this development.