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New Paper Proposes Starting All Over on Federal Student Aid

Feb 21, 2016 | | Say something
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New Paper Proposes Starting All Over on Federal Student Aid Nearly everyone agrees that the federal student-aid system is broken, perhaps irreparably so. The Pell Grant hasn’t kept pace with rising tuition, students are saddled with too much debt, and many states have shifted the burden for financing colleges … Read more on Chronicle of […more]

It's gone: Perkins, the oldest federal loan program, has expired

Oct 25, 2015 | | Say something

It's gone: Perkins, the oldest federal loan program, has expired The Perkins Loan Program — an initiative that helps half-a-million college students fund their education — expired on Wednesday after the Senate blocked legislation to extend it. According to the Washington Post, objection to the program was endorsed … Read more on USA TODAY College […more]