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The Year in Review: A Look Back at CCRC in 2018

A Look Back at CCRC in 2018

Over the past year, CCRC reached several milestones, produced important new research findings, and welcomed a new center director. Before we embark on the new year, here’s a look back at some highlights from 2018.

To Get a True Picture of Student Loan Defaults, Break Down the Numbers

To Get a True Picture of Student Loan Defaults, Break Down the Numbers

In this video, Judith Scott-Clayton discusses new data from the U.S. Department of Education showing widely different impacts of student debt on different students.

Financial Aid Simplification: Why It Matters and Which Aspects Matter Most

Financial Aid Simplification: Why It Matters and Which Aspects Matter Most

This blog post was adapted from written testimony submitted to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on November 28, 2017, for a hearing on reauthorizing the Higher Education Act and simplifying the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

New Research Finds That the Black/White Student Debt Gap Triples After Graduation

New research by Judith Scott-Clayton and Jing Li shows a dramatic widening of the debt gap between Black and White graduates four years after earning their bachelor’s degrees.

Judith Scott-Clayton Wins Award for Financial Aid Research

Judith Scott-ClaytonThe National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) has chosen Judith Scott-Clayton to receive the Robert P. Huff Golden Quill Award for 2016, in recognition of her contributions to the literature on financial aid.