Summary: S.2859 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (04/27/2016)

College Access Act of 2016

This bill establishes a competitive grant program for states to develop or implement comprehensive plans to improve post-secondary outcomes for students. 

A state's plan must include reforms to: (1) implement measures to maintain or increase fiscal support for post-secondary education; (2) increase the transparency of, and access to, information about the costs and outcomes of attaining post-secondary credentials at the state's institutions; and (3) improve post-secondary education remediation, remove barriers to innovation in postsecondary education, or improve the transition of students to and from post-secondary institutions.