Less Students Complete Financial Aid Forms, Technical College System Seeks Funding Changes

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Heard On The Morning Show

We learn about a decline in Wisconsin high school seniors completing federal financial aid forms. Then, the president of Wisconsin’s technical college system joins the program to discuss how campuses are navigating the pandemic and what changes in funding they are seeking from state lawmakers this year.

Featured in this Show

  • Fewer High School Seniors Sign Up For Financial Aid

    Wisconsin high school seniors are completing financial aid applications at a slower pace than last year, according to a Wisconsin State Journal report. We examine the trend and why the decline appears to be worse at schools serving more low-income students and students of color.

  • Shifting Enrollment Patterns At Technical Colleges

    The president of Wisconsin’s technical college system discusses state funding, a push to improve equity in higher education, pandemic-driven shifts in student enrollment and how campuses are working to address future workforce needs.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Kelly Meyerhofer Guest
  • Morna Foy Guest