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Special Bulletin: Tell Your Congressperson to Increase Federal Student Aid Appropriations

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriations recently voted to send HR 3358 to the full House for debate and a vote. This bill appropriates funds for federal student aid programs for federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. 371 more words

College Affordability

Examining Trends in the Pell Grant Program

The U.S. Department of Education recently released its annual report on the federal Pell Grant program, which provides detailed information about the program’s finances and who is receiving grants. 534 more words

Is Free College Really Free?

Last month, New York governor Andrew Cuomo made waves on Wednesday, April 12, at a bill-signing ceremony at La Guardia Community College in Queens. The enactment? 1,146 more words


During College: Pell Grants Can Help Pay for Summer School 2017

Got an undergraduate who could benefit from summer school? Did she receive a Federal Pell Grant in the fall/spring? If so, here’s good news — Pell Grants will be available this summer! 395 more words

College Affordability

Pell Grant time limits

Q: I’ve been receiving the Pell Grant for six years – I spent several years attending community college part-time, then transferred to a 4-year where I have one year left before getting my degree. 274 more words

Extended Foster Care

Pell Grant Funding in the "America First" Budget

Dina Rosin (CMC ’20)

Administered by the United States Department of Education, a Pell Grant is a subsidy given to students to help pay for college, an expense that is rapidly rising at institutions across the nation. 668 more words

Public Policy

Warner, Portman introduce bill to increase college access for low-income students

Bipartisan legislation would let students earn college credit through Pell Grant program

WASHINGTON—U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Rob Portman (R-OH) introduced bipartisan legislation to make college more affordable for low-income students by letting them earn college credits while still in high school with the help of the Pell Grant program. 370 more words