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How Carolina scrapped loans for top students in need — and became a policy leader

In October 2003 James Moeser, then the chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, announced a plan to eliminate loans from the financial aid packages of undergraduates from low-income families. The new policy, known as the Carolina Covenant, turned Carolina into a national leader in efforts to address a limited but significant […]