Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 2014—Since 2007, the total amount of outstanding federal student loan debt has more than doubled, leaving forty million Americans with student loan debt today. How did we get here?
The Institute for Higher Education Policy and Lumina Foundation invite you to view the first installment of a documentary film series, Looking Back to Move Forward: A History of Federal Student Aid.
This documentary series provides insight into the programs' origins, milestones, and current issues as we ponder future direction and navigate foreseeable roadblocks to new policy innovation. Learn from key experts about the history of financial aid in American higher education.
Let's look back to move forward.
The second installment will premiere in February 2015. Join the conversation on twitter using the #FinAidHistory.