Posts Tagged: redesigning aid

Ways to Strengthen Investment in College Affordability

Insights and recommendations from NEBHE’s Redesigning Student Aid in New England project ... College affordability has taken center stage for students, their families, legislators and higher education institutions. Nowhere is this truer than in New England. A new report from NEBHE’s Redesigning Student Aid in New England project suggests several strategies for how higher education lea...

As First Few Terms Go, So Goes Success of Students Who Get Maine State Grants, NEBHE Finds

Half of State of Maine Grant recipients completed a postsecondary certificate or college degree, according to a New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) analysis. The NEBHE analysis reveals that the first few terms are a crucial make-or-break time for students’ success. The analysis offers preliminary findings of NEBHE’s research on the impact of the State of Maine Grant, i...

Radio HigherEd Features National, Western State Experts on Redesigning Aid

Through its partnership with, NEJHE is pleased to provide a conversation with Sarah Pingel of Education Commission of the States and Brian Prescott of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education about efforts related to state financial aid program redesign. Radio Higher Ed’s entire podcast collection can be accessed by visiting