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Why Would DeVos Cancel A Student Loan Rule That Works?
Attorney, advocate, writer at RepublicReport.org
The following are comments I made today at the Department of Education rule-making meeting on student loan issues. Many for
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Too Many For-Profit Colleges Defraud Students And Taxpayers Alike
Richard North Patterson
Previously published on Boston Globe. Trump University, it transpires, is more than a heartless joke. It is the canary in
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How To Talk To Your Kids About Planning Financially For College
By Sharon Greenthal, On Assignment For HuffPost
It's best to start early so no one's surprised.
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Low-Income Students Are Vulnerable In A Shifting College Access Landscape
Dr. Marcus Bright
Scholar and Activist
By consistently raising the standards, the state has pulled back resources for students who are most in need.
Trump Puts College Students In A Vice
Founder, Inversant, formerly FUEL Education
The Trump budget proposes a 14 percent cut for Education spending. Charter schools and new private school choice programs
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College Affordability Under Attack In President Trump’s Proposed Budget
President, Campaign for College Opportunity
The administration’s proposal to keep Pell Grant levels flat is very troubling.
Trump's Budget Invests In Private Schools, Cuts Programs For Public Schools
The proposal cuts $9 billion from the Department of Education, but adds to a program for private school choice.
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Obama Wants To Permanently Link Pell Grants To Inflation
The proposal would keep the 44-year-old financial aid program from getting too far off from the cost of college.
Obama Administration Wants To Expand The Pell Grant Program By $2 Billion
By JENNIFER C. KERR, AP
Some students could get a reward for taking at least 15 credits a semester.
Everything You Need to Know About the Federal Pell Grant
Student loan expert, CEO of Credible
A Federal Pell Grant is a great way to receive funds toward your college education that do not need to be repaid. This is one of the reasons why it is important for students to fill out their FAFSA each year.
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GOP Would Freeze Pell Grants For 10 Years, Despite Program Not Keeping Up With Cost Of College
Revisions to Higher Ed Act Could Cost Taxpayers More
Wendy B. Libby
President, Stetson University
As students and families continue to financially recover from the lingering economic downturn, federal student aid remains key to providing access to higher education for low- and middle-income students.
Financial Aid Doesn't Always Mean Free
The term encapsulates two types of aid: One that is free (grants and scholarships) and one that has to be paid back (loans).
My Federal Student Loans Doubled Since I Defaulted
Get Out of Debt Guy & Dog Rescue Pilot
Hey, Paul Ryan -- We All Depend on Government - Even You (and Your Mom)!
E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, Occidental Col...
Rep. Paul Ryan is back to his old tricks, demonizing people who rely on government to improve their lives. This week, his target was food stamp recipients.
If You Guarantee A Pell Grant To An 8th Grader, Will It Change His Life?
College Tuition Rises As Financial Aid For Students Stalls
Financial Aid Letters Often Leave Students Confused and Misinformed
The Government's New Way of Measuring Student Success: Implications for Black Colleges
Professor of Higher Education, University of Pennsylvania's Gr...
The new federal measurements are not official yet and they are not perfect, but they are a start. We are on our way to capturing student success, in terms of graduation rates, in a more complete and fair manner.
Medicaid: Help in Hard Times
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children's Defense Fund
Medicaid is vital -- it provides hundreds of millions of children who are poor or have disabilities with comprehensive health coverage enabling them to become productive, taxpaying members of society.
Strain On College Financial Aid With More People In Poverty
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