Hot Topic: “Pell Grant”
Congress has been using Pell grants as leverage in the debt ceiling negotiations.
Posted Friday, July 29, 2011 by Katie Andriulli
#SavePell Day gets big turnout. Thousands of people sent emails to President Obama demanding that the Pell grant program be protected.
Posted Thursday, July 28, 2011 by Angela Peoples
Rather than cut the program, Congress should address the factors outside the Pell Grant’s budget that are driving up its cost.
Posted Monday, July 25, 2011 in Reprints by Julie Margetta Morgan
What you can do on this #SavePell Day of Action, July 25th.
Posted Monday, July 25, 2011 by Tara Kutz
Join Campus Progress and a broad coalition of youth, social justice, and education groups for the #SavePell day of action today, Monday, July 25.
Posted Monday, July 25, 2011 by Angela Peoples
The Pell Grant is an investment in the future of the United States at a time when it’s needed most.
Posted Tuesday, July 19, 2011
In 1972, the Pell Grant covered 100% of the cost of an education at a public school. Now, it covers only 34%.
Posted Monday, May 23, 2011 by Susie Cagle
Rep. Paul Ryan’s proposed budget would amount to a sizable cut to Pell grant
Posted Tuesday, April 19, 2011 in Reprints by Julie Margetta Morgan
Thought the fight over federal funding was over? Hardly! Lawmakers in both chambers are gearing up for an extended fight to pass a budget that funds the government for the 2012 fiscal year.
Posted Wednesday, April 13, 2011 by Angela Peoples
Rep. Danny Rehberg (R-Mont.) says he thinks of Pell grants as “welfare,” so why did he vote to defund a measure that would curb wasteful spending on Pell?
Posted Tuesday, April 5, 2011 by Kay Steiger
Some members of Congress are trying to cut the Pell Grant when students need it most. Stand with Campus Progress and tell Congress why we must protect the Pell Grant.
Posted Wednesday, March 16, 2011 by Katie Andriulli
In an interview published today, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) says of Pell grant funding that “not program is off the table,” yet she attacks rules that seek greater accountability.
Posted Wednesday, March 9, 2011 by Kay Steiger
The amount approved by Congress for Pell Grants simply isn’t enough to keep up with the expected demand after next year.
Posted Tuesday, December 7, 2010 by Simeon Talley
Research shows that providing an opportunity for higher education to prisoners can reduce the recidivism rate, so why are some lawmakers trying to stand in the way?
Are you considering trading in a summer of fun for an intensive foreign language program that prepares students for guaranteed study aboard opportunities? If so, the federal Language Flagship initiative might be for you.