TITLE

Advocates: Economic Stimulus Needed for Education Too

AUTHOR(S)
Dervarics, Charles
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;12/11/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 22, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the education group which are asking for U.S. government help that will create school repair jobs and keep students in college. The Student Aid Alliance, an umbrella advocacy organization, has asked Congress for an immediate $500 increase in the maximum Pell Grant. An increase in the Pell Grant could provided enough to cover 80% of average tuition and fees at four-year public colleges. The financial requests from teachers' unions are discussed.
ACCESSION #
35784174

 

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