Posts tagged: Pell Grants - Diverse
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Flint Scholarship Plan Gets $2M from Pistons Owner, Utility

by David Eggert, Associated Press | August 23, 2017 LANSING, Mich. — Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and a major Michigan utility’s foundation Read more

Some 2-year Colleges Test-driving New Model

by Catherine Morris | June 25, 2017
Dougherty Family College is among a wave of two-year colleges that offer associate’s degrees [...] Read more

Year-round Pell Grants to be Available This Year

by Associated Press | June 19, 2017
WASHINGTON — Pell Grants for low-income college students can now be used for summer studies. [...] Read more

Senators Say They’re Fighting to Protect Pell Grant Program

by Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press | June 5, 2017
WARWICK, R.I. — Rhode Island’s two Democratic U.S. senators said on Monday that they’re f [...] Read more

Experts: Trump Budget a Crushing Blow to Low-income Students

by A.K. Brunini | May 23, 2017
Higher education experts were reeling amid the release of President Donald Trump’s newly rele [...] Read more

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 [...] Read more

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 [...] Read more

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 [...] Read more

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 [...] Read more

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 [...] Read more

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 [...] Read more

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 [...] Read more

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 [...] Read more

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 [...] Read more

Inmates, Parolees can take Advantage of Pilot Program

by Associated Press | October 9, 2016
TULSA, Okla. ― Hundreds of Arkansas inmates and parolees are participating in a three-year fe [...] Read more
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