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Why Massachusetts Needs its Own Student Loan Bill

Why Massachusetts Needs its Own Student Loan Bill

Why Massachusetts Needs its Own Student Loan Bill of Rights  Click to download this issue paper An alarming trend has emerged in which the federal government is systematically failing at overseeing student loan servicing agencies. Reports show that since President...

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Massachusetts’ Largest Need-Based Grant is So Small

A closer look at the MASSGrant Click to download this issue paper Executive Summary: Massachusetts has a complex higher education financial aid system offering a wide range of grants and tuition waivers that are difficult for students and families to navigate. While...

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Massachusetts’ Disinvestment in Higher Education

A Closer Look at State Aid, Tuition Rates, and Student Debt Click to download this issue paper Executive Summary: Massachusetts has experienced deep cuts in higher education funding in the last two decades. This has resulted in significant tuition increases and one of...

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