Federal Education Budget Project staff members are available for comments and questions regarding education funding issues. Here is a list of articles in which our experts are cited.

Apr
21
2014

The Problem With Student Loan Forgiveness | The National Journal <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/426" title="View user profile.">Alex Holt</a>

April 21, 2014

Under Pay as You Earn, lawyers with over a hundred thousand dollars of debt can be earning $70,000 a year, qualify for income-driven repayment, and end up having the majority of their loans forgiven, Delisle and co-author Alex Holt found in a 2012 report.

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Apr
03
2014

Ryan Budget Outlines Steep Cuts to Education <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/361" title="View user profile.">Clare McCann</a>

April 1, 2014

But because the budget sticks to the caps that Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) agreed on last fall, it could make things easier on appropriators in the coming months, said Clare McCann, a policy analyst at the New America Foundation.

“The House and Senate are actually totally aligned on the non-defense limit and the overall limit,” McCann noted. Since Murray decided to not put out a budget this year, she said, the Ryan budget could become useful messaging.

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Apr
03
2014

House Education Chairman to Push for More Special Education Aid | Education Week <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/361" title="View user profile.">Clare McCann</a>

April 1, 2014

What's more, there are significant challenges to boosting funding for special education, said Clare McCann, a policy analyst at the New America Foundation's Federal Education Budget Project.

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Mar
25
2014

Grad Students Driving The Growing Debt Burden | Wall Street Journal <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/227" title="View user profile.">Jason Delisle</a>

March 25, 2014

The New America Foundation's report, along with other data, shows the biggest drivers of student debt in recent years have been costs linked to for-profit schools and graduate schools, said Jason Delisle, the study's author. "Graduate schools have ...

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Mar
25
2014

Universities On The Prowl A Busy Day In Congress Jindal On 'Gainful' Sig ... | Politico <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/227" title="View user profile.">Jason Delisle</a>

March 25, 2014

A SWELL OF GRADUATE DEBT: Graduate student debt is skyrocketing, and the findings of a report by New America Foundation's Jason Delisle suggest that some of the “largest changes in student borrowing are taking place in graduate education.

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Mar
25
2014

Grad-School Debt Is Said To Rise Rapidly And Deserve More Policy Attention | Chronicle of Higher Education <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/227" title="View user profile.">Jason Delisle</a>

March 25, 2014

Jason Delisle, director of the foundation's Federal Education Budget Project, said the public and policy makers should stop lumping undergraduate- and graduate-student debt together because they raise different issues. "An undergraduate degree, we've ...

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Mar
25
2014

Grad Student Debt Rising | Inside Higher Ed <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/227" title="View user profile.">Jason Delisle</a>

March 25, 2014

Much of that increase was fueled by students, across a broad range of disciplines, taking out more money to pay for their graduate education, according to the report, written by Jason Delisle, director of New America's Federal Education Budget Project.

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Mar
18
2014

How to Fix Higher Education | Reuters <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/477" title="View user profile.">Amy Laitinen</a><a href="http://newamerica.net/user/361" title="View user profile.">Clare McCann</a>

March 17, 2014

There are two really deep problems that plague U.S. higher education. The first is the absence of useful and reliable data that students and parents can use to evaluate programs of all kinds. In “College Blackout: How the Higher Education Lobby Fought to Keep Students in the Dark,” Amy Laitinen and Clare McCann of the New America Foundation recount how the private nonprofit higher education lobby has fought against efforts to create a federal student unit record system.

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Feb
20
2014

Congressional Talk Swirls Around Early-Education Proposals | Education Week News <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/361" title="View user profile.">Clare McCann</a>

February 20, 2014

That legislation seems to have a much better shot in a Congress consumed with trimming spending than the administration's plan to vastly expand the federal role in helping states spread high-quality early-childhood programs, said Clare McCann, a policy ...

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