Finance

State’s Financial Aid System Needs Some Help of Its Own

Arizona has some of the largest and most recognized universities and community colleges in the nation, and together, they fulfill a critical role in preparing our state’s future workforce. 

Yet of the $2.4 billion spent on financial aid, nearly all is spent at the four-year college level. And less than one-half of 1 percent of that cash comes from state appropriations. The remainder is generated from within the institutions. Worse, there is no institutional aid program for students who choose to attend a community college or for career readiness.

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College Parents of America releases 2017-18 College Parent Handbook for Student Success

By John Fees College Parents of America just released the 2017-18 College Parent Handbook for Student Success. This publication marks the 20th-anniversary milestone of the founding of the organization whose mission is to promote greater student achievement & college completion. The importance of family support to both attending and completing college is well established.  Families are […]

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