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.

Jun
27
2014

The College-Cost Denial Industry | Al Jazeera America <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/227" title="View user profile.">Jason Delisle</a>

June 27, 2014

A much-publicized policy brief by Jason Delisle of the New America Foundation in March begins with the leading question “Is America's student debt problem due more to expensive graduate degrees than unaffordable undergraduate educations?

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Jun
17
2014

Critics Point To Drawbacks In Starbucks Tuition Program | The New York Times <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/476" title="View user profile.">Rachel Fishman</a>

June 16, 2014

“Given the upfront cost, it pushes a lot of risk onto the student,” Rachel Fishman, an education policy analyst at the New America Foundation, wrote in a blog post dissecting the program. One class is usually worth three credits, and Arizona State ...

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Jun
12
2014

Obama Proposed Big Reforms To Rein In Loan Costs In 2015 Budget | The Washington Examiner <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/227" title="View user profile.">Jason Delisle</a>

June 12, 2014

“We've got some indication from the White House that they are interested in making these changes,” said Jason Delisle, director of the Federal Education Budget Project for the New America Foundation, a nonpartisan think tank. The foundation worked ...

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Jun
12
2014

The Surprising Winners of Obama's Student-Loan Program | The Washington Examiner <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/227" title="View user profile.">Jason Delisle</a>

June 12, 2014

“You can roll it all into one balance and it has a really powerful effect,” said Jason Delisle, director of the Federal Education Budget Project for the New America Foundation, a nonpartisan think tank. “The chances that you will fully repay your grad ...

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Jun
10
2014

What Obama's Plan To Lighten Loan Burdens Means For Mbas | Businessweek <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/227" title="View user profile.">Jason Delisle</a>

June 10, 2014

That's the same monthly burden as someone who owes $80,000 but earns the same amount, calculates Jason Delisle, director of the Federal Education Budget Project at the New America Foundation, a non-partisan public policy institute. And since both ...

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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
15
2014

Student Loan Borrowers' Costs To Jump As Education Department Reaps Huge ... | Huffington Post <a href="http://newamerica.net/user/227" title="View user profile.">Jason Delisle</a>

April 14, 2014

Jason Delisle, director of the federal education budget project at the New America Foundation, said CBO figures show that the Pell Grant program will need more money to continue at present levels beginning in 2017. Assuming that Congress does not want ...

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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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