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GOP’s Senate budget (rec'd via email): - slashes programs for K-12 education - cuts Pell Grants that help low-income students attend college - repeals the Affordable Care Act - ...
by moochie
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 11:17 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Originally posted on I AM NOT A LOAN's Blog Each year millions of Americans depend on Pell Grants to help make college affordable. Research has shown that need-based grant aid, like Pell Grants, ...
by i am not a loan
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 08:39 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
  Originally posted on I AM NOT A LOAN 35 years ago the maximum Pell Grant paid for 77 percent of the cost of tuition at an in-state, four-year college, today, that same Pell Grant pays for less ...
by i am not a loan
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Apr 04, 2014 at 11:03 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Eric Smalls wrote a letter to the President, this is his story. Dear Mr. President, My name is Eric Smalls. At a young age I was inspired by NASA and their expeditions to the moon. As a career I ...
by TomK1960
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 05:01 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
By: Inoljt, http://mypolitikal.com/ The rising cost of higher education is one of the main ailments affecting America. The earnings differential between those with college degrees and ...
by Inoljt
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Sep 10, 2011 at 04:19 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
I haven't yet heard any rhetoric from the GOP about freeloading students who live large off the government teat and who need to make sacrifices for the good of America. At least,
by terra
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Mar 11, 2011 at 12:13 PM PST with 31 Recommends
Today's report features: • The State of the Union: The Address: "We do big things. The idea of America endures. Our destiny remains our choice. And tonight, more than two ...
by Kat 4 Obama
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Jan 26, 2011 at 08:12 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Lost in the celebration over last night's passage of health insurance reform was another major Obama victory over the forces of evil that masquerade as the Republican Party.
by Old Redneck
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Mar 22, 2010 at 04:12 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Due to the number of folks going back to school who qualified for Pell Grants, the fund is facing a shortage. A $19 billion gap, to be exact. 600,000 students might lose their Grant, entirely, and 8 ...
by change the Be
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Mar 20, 2010 at 03:52 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
THURSDAY NIGHT IS HEALTH CARE CHANGE NIGHT, a weekly Daily Kos Health Care Series Tonight is a potpourri (better than hodge podge) of topics: 1. PBS' Frontline series engages ...
by DrSteveB
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2009 at 06:01 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
There has been talk lately of making higher education tax credits refundable, thus allowing lower-income students to receive benefits from a program that traditionally goes only to middle- and high-...
by blmiller
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2007 at 05:51 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Congress has recently passed groundbreaking legislation that raises the maximum Pell Grant award and halves the interest rate on federal loans, resulting in an increase of $20 billion for student ...
by blmiller
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Sep 20, 2007 at 05:51 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Though Congress recently passed large increases in the maximum Pell Grant award, which goes to neediest students, merit aid--which often goes to wealthier students--remains popular on many college ...
by blmiller
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2007 at 06:08 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
by danielua
Comment Count 0 comments on Tue Dec 20, 2005 at 08:06 AM PST with 1 Recommend