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An Inside Look at FAFSA Completion as a Graduation Requirement

For the past several legislative sessions, state leaders interested in increasing high school seniors’ FAFSA completion rates have considered whether completion should be a graduation requirement. Advocates suggest that a requirement sends a firm signal that completing…

 

  September 27, 2021

  Blog Post

  Postsecondary

  Unassigned

  Finance

Need- and Merit-Based Financial Aid: State Profiles

View individual state profiles on need- and merit-based financial aid policies by selecting a state below, or view 50-State Comparisons on each data point.   

 

  September 19, 2021

  Individual State Profile

  Postsecondary

  Nationwide

  Finance

50-State Comparison: Need- and Merit-Based Financial Aid

States collectively invest over $12 billion a year to support over 4.5 million students through financial aid programs. Most states disburse aid based on students’ financial need, or a measure…

 

  September 19, 2021

  50-State Comparison

  Postsecondary

  Nationwide

  Finance

50-State Comparison: Education and Workforce Development Connections

While the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act plays a role in workforce development, state policymakers actively seek ways beyond WIOA requirements to connect education with workforce development. This resource…

 

  September 1, 2021

  50-State Comparison

  Postsecondary

  Nationwide

  Finance, Governance, Transitions