Pell Grants under attack in Congress

Botzman, Thomas J.
October 2015
University Business;Oct2015, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p26
The author discusses the value of the Basic Education Opportunity Grant or also known as the Pell Grant in the U.S. and the threat posed by some proposals in the Congress on its operation in 2015. He mentions the benefits of the said program to students who want to pursue higher education and to their families as well. He notes legislative proposals that aim to reduce the benefit amount for each participant of the grant and remove its inclusion in the budget.


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