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Wallace blitz helps high school students with financial aid process
Dothan Eagle
... tax information for 2016 with your form. Jouvenas said that the federal government changed the tax information requirement because many students struggled to submit tax information from the most recent tax year on time because of the timing of tax ...

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Inside Higher Ed

Senate Democrats want Public Service Loan Forgiveness fix in ...
Inside Higher Ed
Senate Democrats want to use $4 billion from the budget deal for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, but some higher education groups have other ideas for the money.

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The Charlottesville Newsplex

Call to have Pell Grant experiment continue at community colleges
The Charlottesville Newsplex
In a letter, Warner and Portman want DeVos to commit to collecting information that will help policymakers evaluate the success of the experimental program. "Students who get a head start on college tend to perform much better than their peers, but it ...



CSU Pueblo Today

Pell grant does not need to be repaid, provost says
CSU Pueblo Today
“Students do not have to pay back the Pell grant because it is a grant, not a loan,” Meyer said. The Pell grant is awarded to students based on financial need information provided on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid form, Meyer said. To ...



The Hill

The Prosper Act will increase spending on higher education
The Hill
Boosting the number of students receiving Pell Grants costs money. Some of those costs are already reflected in the $14.6 billion figure cited by many media outlets. But the majority of the increase in Pell Grant spending would happen under a separate ...

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MLive.com

Stabenow advocates 'New Skills for New Jobs' workforce training ...
MLive.com
Jobs will go unfilled in coming years if enough young people aren't exposed to options for training and career tracks, Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow said Friday as she introduced legislation to change that. The Democrat visited sites in Southeast ...

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Washington Post

Trump and DeVos call for massive cuts to college student aid programs
Washington Post
The agency intends to consolidate the TRIO and Gear Up programs, which help disadvantaged students in middle and high schools prepare for college, into a $550 million block grant initiative to be run by states. In light of the congressional budget deal ...
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Newsaegis

Grant projects complete at local schools
Newsaegis
Funds were used to install rubber surfacing under playground equipment for erosion and safety. Dr. Leah Stover, principal at WMK, said that children had created a rutted area under some play equipment that retained a lot of water and would not drain ...



The Student Loan Report

Contrary to Early Reports, the PROSPER Act Increases Higher Education Spending
The Student Loan Report
In late 2017, House Republicans released a bill aimed at reauthorizing the Higher Education Act. Known as the Prosper Act, the bill makes substantial changes to student loan programs and loosens restrictions on for-profit colleges. And last week, the ...



Mankato Free Press

$1M in grants to support research by MSU biology students
Mankato Free Press
First, anyone who is eligible for a federal PELL Grant qualifies for the program. Second, any student whose family contribution to college costs is less than 50 percent of the annual cost of attendance qualifies. Sharlin said it's his understanding ...


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