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Tag: Pell grants

Inflation Has Yet to Affect Tuition, but Students Still Feel the...

Amid the economic setback of the pandemic and the ever-rising cost of higher education, financial burdens for low-income families have become amplified in recent...

Restoring Inmate Access to Pell Grants is an Important Step in...

Prisoners across the U.S. have a greater chance of achieving a bright future thanks to a recent decision by Congress to reinstate inmate access...

Trump’s Tense Relationship with HBCUs

On Feb. 27, 2018, after appointing the former head of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Johnny C. Taylor, as chairman of the President’s Board...

New Study Adds to Evidence that African American Student-Borrowers Are Experiencing...

African American college graduates are significantly more likely than their white and Hispanic peers to default on their student loans, according to a report...

Proposed Budget Cuts to Department of Education Have Severe Consequences for...

The words “elimination” and “reduction” dominate President Donald Trump’s proposal for the U.S. Department of Education’s budget in fiscal year 2018. These cuts are...

Colleges with Largest Endowments Leave Low-Income Students with Most Debt

Many of the nation’s wealthiest private colleges and universities leave their poorest students with heavy debt loads, a ProPublica analysis of new data from...

Education Department to Open Pell Grant Opportunities to High School Students

The U.S. Department of Education announced this week that it will begin a pilot program to give high school students earlier access to Pell...

Success of Pell Grant Students Dependent on Individual Schools, Study Shows

A new report — published by civil rights education advocacy organization The Education Trust — reveals that the average graduation gap between students who...