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Project on Student Debt, 2015
An update to the 2012 edition, this brief report provides frequently asked questions regarding the "90-10" rule, a federal law barring for-profit colleges from receiving more than 90% of their revenues from Department of Education Title IV federal student aid, including information on proposals for strengthening it. The 90-10 Rule is…
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), College Students, Student Financial Aid, Federal Legislation
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NJ1), 2012
From 2000-2001 to 2010-2011, the total amount of federal financial aid awarded to students under Title IV of the Higher Education Act (HEA) jumped from $64.0 billion to an estimated $169.1 billion, a 10-year increase of 164%. For 2010-2011, the Title IV programs accounted for 72% of the $235 billion in total financial aid received by college…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Profiles, Student Financial Aid, Federal Programs
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Heller, Donald E. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2011
The growth over the last decade of the for-profit sector of higher education (also known as the proprietary sector) has been well documented. In 1999, for-profit colleges and universities enrolled approximately 629,000 students, or a little over 4 percent of the nation's 15.2 million students. By 2009, this sector had increased to 2.2 million…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Proprietary Schools, Federal Regulation, Employment
Cebula, Ray – Employment and Disability Institute, 2004
The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program is essentially a needs-based welfare program. As a needs-based program, SSI must consider the income and resources of the individual applicant or recipient. The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) discusses both income and resources at length. When considering Work Study income it is necessary to…
Descriptors: Income, Welfare Services, Federal Aid, College Students
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Washington, DC. – 1996
This publication is a resource document for developing recommendations concerning the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. This document describes the eight parts of Title IV, "Student Assistance," and the seven parts of Title IX, "Graduate Programs." Title IV covers the following areas: grants to students in attendance…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Economic Factors, Educational Finance
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Kerstein, Milton; Pastor, Richard – Student Aid Transcript, 1999
The Americans with Disabilities Act affects administration of college student financial aid in areas such as need analysis, determination of satisfactory academic progress, enrollment status, and loan cancellation. Compliance requires an understanding of the definitions of disability, reasonable accommodation, academic progress, and enrollment…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Administrative Policy, College Students
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Fischer, Frederick J. – Change, 1987
The relationship between the design of federal student aid subsidies (Title IV of the Higher Education Act) and student enrollment and persistence decisions is discussed. It is suggested that incentives should be provided for students to obtain degrees and certificates. (MLW)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Students, Contingency Management, Degrees (Academic)