Colleges are being invited to test out new ways of awarding federal aid, including giving Pell Grants to high school students and offering grants for competency-based progress, under a new initiative.
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December 08, 2013
October 22, 2013
Cost of tuition and fees for college students increases just 2.9 percent, still stagnating grant aid means the net price continues to increase at greater rates, according to new College Board findings.
September 06, 2013
The Congressional Budget Offices outlines possible reforms and alternatives to the Pell Grant program to help low-income students pay for college.
August 19, 2013
In 2011-12, 71 percent of all undergraduates received some type of financial aid compared with 66 percent four years earlier, says a new report.
May 08, 2013
Many students who receive Pell Grants pay high tuition at their colleges, as institutional aid is used to compete for other students, a new report says.
April 09, 2013
A new report suggests divvying up the Pell Grants into two programs,one for traditional age undergraduates and one for adults 25 and older.
September 17, 2012
The White House releases a glimpse of potential higher education cuts if Congress fails to come up with a long-term deficit-reduction deal.
July 09, 2012
New America Foundation's Federal Education Budget Project releases new information for its education funding database.
July 05, 2012
President is expected to permanently sign into law lower student loan interest rates, but borrowers eligibility is limited on other fronts.
May 30, 2012
US PIRG issues report critical of colleges entering relationships with banks that leave students with high fees.