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Education Department to Expand Second Chance Pell Experiment

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced it would expand the Second Chance Pell Experiment for the 2022-2023 award year. In December 2020, lawmakers lifted...

Economic Diversity on the Decline at U.S. Public Colleges, Study Shows

Socioeconomic diversity is on the decline at public four-year colleges in the U.S., according to The New York Times’ third annual College Access Index. Using...

Proposed Funding Cuts Mean Uncertain Future for Pell Grant Program

Despite President Donald Trump’s plans to halt the growth of the federal government’s largest need-based financial aid program, bipartisan lawmakers and academic institutions are...

Trump’s Higher Education Budget Cuts Hurt Low-Income, Minority Students

President Donald Trump outlined his administration’s budget priorities last week in a blueprint for fiscal year 2018 that includes a $9 billion cut in...