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April 25, 2012

Report Calls for End to Education Tax Credits to Save Pell Grants

Report from Education Sector suggests education tax credits be eliminated and funds redirected to supporting low-income students through Pell Grants.

February 14, 2012

Higher Ed. Community Reacts to Proposals in Obama's Budget

President's FY 2013 budget draws reaction from higher education community groups

January 27, 2012

Obama Outlines Details of College Affordability Proposals

The president is pushing a series of initiatives aimed at pressuring colleges to keep tuition down and making it easier for families to compare financial aid packages.

January 25, 2012

Obama Calls on Colleges to Rein in Costs, Urges Support for Students

President Obama's focus on college access and affordability in last night's State of the Union Address was welcomed in the higher education community. But his strong language of putting colleges "on notice" to rein in tuition costs left some wondering how that could be achieved in the current econom...

November 16, 2011

Half of Undergrads Benefit From Tax Credits and Deductions

It's not as direct as getting a grant check, but it's just as real when it comes to cost savings for college: education tax benefits. Nearly half of American undergraduates cut their college expenses by an average of $700 by taking advantage of tax credit or deduction, according to a new report re...



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