Posts tagged: Pell Grants - Diverse
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House Democrats to Seek Increase in Pell Grant

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim and Ya-Marie Sesay | May 15, 2017

House Democrats on Monday said they plan to seek an increase in the Pell Grant to make college [...]

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Trump’s Blueprint for Failing Our Nation’s Students

by William Casey Boland and Marybeth Gasman | April 30, 2017

Trump proposes a 13 percent decline in funding to the U.S. Department of Education, with higher [...]

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Opponents Take Aim at Eliminating Department of Education

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 26, 2017

Critics say a proposal to abolish the U.S. Department of Education in the name of saving taxpay [...]

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Future Pell Grant Funding In Danger?

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 2, 2017

Is the Trump administration working toward eliminating the Pell Grant program’s rainy day fun [...]

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Low-income Students May Lose Out Under Proposed ‘Simplified’ Aid

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 21, 2017

Despite the appeal of a “simplified” version of the federal student aid system, efforts to [...]

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Higher Ed Leaders Lambaste Federal Budget Proposal

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 16, 2017

Higher education leaders blasted federal budget proposal released Thursday as one that will mak [...]

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Julián Castro: Higher Ed Needs to ‘Step Up’ to Political Challenges

by Catherine Morris | March 14, 2017

Given the current climate, higher education leaders have a responsibility to speak up for the i [...]

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Dillard President: What President Trump Needs to Hear

by Walter M. Kimbrough | February 27, 2017

We’ve seen federal and state divestment in education, making the idea of education as the pat [...]

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Report: Financial Pressure Swamping Community College Students

by Catherine Morris | February 21, 2017

Despite relatively low costs, a Center for Community College Student Engagement report found th [...]

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