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The Mixed Methods Blog
The Mixed Methods Blog

Judith Scott-Clayton is a senior research scholar with the Community College Research Center, an associate professor of economics and education at Teachers College, and a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Fixing FAFSA Matters Because College Access Matters

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This essay is adapted from CCRC Senior Research Scholar Judith Scott-Clayton's testimony before the Senate HELP Committee on the need to simplify the FAFSA form as a matter of equity and college access.

Shrinking Racial Gaps in Student Debt and Default: Recommendations to Congress

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The gaps in debt levels and default rates between White and Black college students have swelled to an alarming extent, and some U.S. senators have taken notice. Judith Scott-Clayton outlines several policy recommendations for shrinking the disparities.