Hot Topic: “Pell Grant”
One University of the Pacific senior wants to know why Rep. Dan Lungren voted to cut Pell grants.
Posted Monday, August 20, 2012 by Scott Keyes
News on higher education and campus politics across the U.S.A.
Students discuss the importance of affordable higher education.
An interest rate hike will disproportionately hurt these students.
Posted Thursday, April 26, 2012 in Reprints by Sophia Kerby
With over $1 trillion in student debt, Stanford graduates are looking to create a new lending option for student borrowers.
Posted Thursday, April 19, 2012 by Leor Reef
The Pell Grant will cover less than one-third of the average cost of a public four-year college next year.
Posted Tuesday, April 10, 2012 in Reprints by Pat Garofalo
Student debt burdens may steepen if Congress doesn’t keep rates low.
Cordray is the new director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Student and occupiers rail against barriers to education access.
Education and the economy are expected to be key components of Obama’s State of the Union address.
Posted Monday, January 23, 2012 by Alyssa Battistoni
The new eligibility requirements are counterintuitive and counterproductive.
Posted Saturday, December 24, 2011 in Reprints by Julie Ajinkya, Sophia Kerby
Congress compromised on a budget that preserves Pell Grant awards, but narrows the eligibility requirements of the program.
Posted Wednesday, December 21, 2011 by Jon Christian
Committee members are even trying to change the rules to achieve their end.
Posted Monday, December 5, 2011 in Reprints by Stephen Steigleder, Julie Margetta Morgan
Across socioeconomic backgrounds, young people in the United States are concerned about the cost of college.
Posted Monday, November 14, 2011 by Jon Christian
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As the Occupy movement continues to make the excessive cost of education one of its key issues, new data shows student loan debt becoming a serious burden.
Posted Wednesday, October 19, 2011 by Brian Stewart
The bill by the Republican-led House Appropriations Committee also includes cutting funding for NPR, Planned Parenthood, and efforts to deter aspects of healthcare reform.
Posted Thursday, September 29, 2011 by Brian Stewart
The budget passed by a Senate subcommittee protects funding for the Pell Grant—an important move.
Posted Thursday, September 29, 2011 by Angela Peoples
Posted Friday, July 29, 2011