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Trump Targets Pell Grant Money For NASA's Budget Boost
The administration would use an additional $1.9 billion in surplus Pell Grant money to fund other budget priorities.
Why Would DeVos Cancel A Student Loan Rule That Works?
Attorney, advocate, writer at RepublicReport.org
The following are comments I made today at the Department of Education rule-making meeting on student loan issues. Many for
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Too Many For-Profit Colleges Defraud Students And Taxpayers Alike
Richard North Patterson
Previously published on Boston Globe. Trump University, it transpires, is more than a heartless joke. It is the canary in
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How To Talk To Your Kids About Planning Financially For College
By Sharon Greenthal, On Assignment For HuffPost
It's best to start early so no one's surprised.
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Low-Income Students Are Vulnerable In A Shifting College Access Landscape
Dr. Marcus Bright
By consistently raising the standards, the state has pulled back resources for students who are most in need.
Trump Puts College Students In A Vice
Founder, Inversant, formerly FUEL Education
The Trump budget proposes a 14 percent cut for Education spending. Charter schools and new private school choice programs
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College Affordability Under Attack In President Trump’s Proposed Budget
President, Campaign for College Opportunity
The administration’s proposal to keep Pell Grant levels flat is very troubling.
Trump's Budget Invests In Private Schools, Cuts Programs For Public Schools
The proposal cuts $9 billion from the Department of Education, but adds to a program for private school choice.
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Obama Wants To Permanently Link Pell Grants To Inflation
The proposal would keep the 44-year-old financial aid program from getting too far off from the cost of college.
Obama Administration Wants To Expand The Pell Grant Program By $2 Billion
By JENNIFER C. KERR, AP
Some students could get a reward for taking at least 15 credits a semester.
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Everything You Need to Know About the Federal Pell Grant
Founder & CEO
A Federal Pell Grant is a great way to receive funds toward your college education that do not need to be repaid. This is one of the reasons why it is important for students to fill out their FAFSA each year.
GOP Would Freeze Pell Grants For 10 Years, Despite Program Not Keeping Up With Cost Of College
WASHINGTON -- Kicking off what will likely be months of contentious budget battles, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives
Revisions to Higher Ed Act Could Cost Taxpayers More
Wendy B. Libby
President, Stetson University
As students and families continue to financially recover from the lingering economic downturn, federal student aid remains key to providing access to higher education for low- and middle-income students.
Financial Aid Doesn't Always Mean Free
The term encapsulates two types of aid: One that is free (grants and scholarships) and one that has to be paid back (loans).
My Federal Student Loans Doubled Since I Defaulted
Consumer Debt Expert & Firefighter
Source There are two things you can do at this point. The first is to rehabilitate the loan and after 9 consecutive full
Hey, Paul Ryan -- We All Depend on Government - Even You (and Your Mom)!
E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, Occidental Col...
Rep. Paul Ryan is back to his old tricks, demonizing people who rely on government to improve their lives. This week, his target was food stamp recipients.
Study Looks At Effects Of Guaranteeing Pell Grant For Low-Income Eighth-Grade Students
Early-commitment scholarships -- in which a donor offers to pay the way for a class of students to attend college, for example
College Tuition Rose As Financial Aid For Students Stalls Among Public Institutions: Board Advocacy & Policy Center Report
According to the College Board report, with full-time undergraduates at public four-year institutions in 2012-13 receiving
College Financial Aid Letters Often Leave Students Confused and Misinformed
By Marian Wang,
The language on award letters can also leave the wrong impression. The MassArt letter starts by saying the student will be
The Government's New Way of Measuring Student Success: Implications for Black Colleges
Professor, University of Pennsylvania
The new federal measurements are not official yet and they are not perfect, but they are a start. We are on our way to capturing student success, in terms of graduation rates, in a more complete and fair manner.
Medicaid: Help in Hard Times
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children's Defense Fund
Medicaid is vital -- it provides hundreds of millions of children who are poor or have disabilities with comprehensive health coverage enabling them to become productive, taxpaying members of society.
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