Year-round Pell Grants could help students graduate quicker, with less debt.
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A $634 million funding gap for federal Pell Grants in 2017 embedded in the U.S. House’s proposed education budget is simply “not okay,” says NEA Student Chair Chelsey Herrig.
Students pay the price when Fortune 500 companies don’t pay their fair share in taxes.
“With the country producing fewer college graduates than the economy needs and so many Americans struggling to keep up with college costs and student loan payments, it’s clearly time to make college more affordable, not less.”
Looming across the board cuts would devastate not only K-12 learners, but also college students, faculty, and academic research.
With $227.9 million in grants awarded last month to Historically Black Colleges and Universities, President Obama has shown continued support for institutions of higher education that open their arms to students who might otherwise be excluded from degree opportunities.
Sequestration, mandatory 8.2% across the board budget cuts, will decimate college affordability programs, work study, research funding and more if Congress doesn’t act by January 1.
Educators from across the country pan Romney’s debate makeover.
Romney’s debate embrace of the middle class and the poor contradicts his positions and proposals, and those of his running mate, Paul Ryan
Romney on Ryan’s controversial budget plan: “marvelous,” a “bold and exciting effort”