Publications by Date

The Institute for College Access & Success, August 2017

Response to the Education Department’s request for comments on an additional one-year delay of key provisions in the gainful employment rule. We strongly oppose the delay. The Department is required to implement final regulations, and students and taxpayers have already waited long enough for...

The Institute for College Access & Success, August 2017

In response to the request for ways to improve the Department’s efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability, TICAS submitted comments urging the Department to implement plans to automate the annual recertification process for student loan borrowers in income-driven repayment (IDR) plans.

July 2017

Over 300 colleges and student advocates urge House and Senate leadership to continue the annual indexation of Pell Grants to inflation, which will expire after this upcoming school year without Congressional action.

July 2017

Over forty organizations representing students, consumers, colleges, workers and more urged House appropriators to oppose the $3.3 billion rescission from Pell Grants included in the FY 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill, and instead work toward a funding...

The Institute for College Access & Success, July 2017

TICAS submitted recommendations to simplify and to increase the impact of higher education related tax benefits in response to Senator Orrin Hatch’s public request for tax reform ideas. As Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Senator Hatch will play an important role in any future tax...

The Institute for College Access & Success, July 2017

One-pager with key recommendations on how to secure and strengthen Pell Grants, the federal government’s most vital investment in higher education....

The Institute for College Access & Success, July 2017

Comments in response to the June 16, 2017 Federal Register notice soliciting input on topics to be included in the U.S. Department of Education’s upcoming negotiated rulemaking on the gainful employment and borrower defense regulations. ...

July 2017

Joint comments submitted by more than 50 organizations in response to the Department of Education’s plan to conduct negotiated rulemaking on the gainful employment regulations finalized in October 2014 and the borrower defense to repayment and college accountability regulations finalized in...

The Institute for College Access & Success, July 2017

Oral testimony of Jennifer Wang, DC office director of the Institute for College Access & Success, at the Department of Education’s public hearing on proposed negotiated rulemaking on the gainful employment and borrower defense rules on July 10, 2017 in Washington, DC.

The Institute for College Access & Success, June 2017

One-pager on the importance of the Pell Grant program, the impact of recent changes, and the projected slight decline in Pell Grant program costs.

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