Renewing the Promise of the Higher Education Act

With the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act looming, stakeholders from all corners are offering lawmakers their wish lists. This white paper, by a broad coalition of stakeholders, calls for linking federal aid to student outcomes and creating a more “flexible” student aid system. It also calls for making college accreditation more transparent and rigorous, and creating “safe spaces for experimentation” with new models of quality assurance.