Cap Student Debt in North Carolina, Not Student AidApril 6, 2015
By Hajar Ahmed This past weekend, I took on the UNC Board of Governors’ new tuition and financial aid policy in an op-ed to the Charlotte Observer. Read more at the Charlotte Observer and go to capncstudentdebt.org to sign the petition. The North Carolina Board of Governors should take notice: after a year of intense lobbying
A dangerous raid on NC student aidMarch 12, 2015
BY QUANTIA SUTTON AND HAJAR AHMED Thousands of North Carolina families may be in for a rude surprise as financial aid award letters start arriving this month. If colleges don’t change their overall budgeting practices, financial aid won’t go as far this year as last. The same will happen next year and every year thereafter.