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The Obama Administration Proposes $2 Billion More In College Aid



📸: Andrew Hamik, AP

📸: Andrew Hamik, AP

“President Obama has increased college aid by over $50 billion since coming into office. And he’s trying to do more.

Acting Education Secretary John King announced two new proposals today that would expand the Pell Grant program, the biggest pot of federal money for students with financial need.

Will offering students a few hundred dollars, or even a few thousand, be enough to get them taking more courses and earning their degrees? So far, the evidence supporting this approach is mixed.”

Read the full story via NPR: The Obama Administration Proposes $2 Billion More In College Aid

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