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Colleges Could Do More To Help Student Parents Pay For Child Care, Watchdog Says

More than 1 in 5 college students are raising kids, and access to child care is one of their biggest barriers. A new report finds many don't know they can apply for help from federal financial aid.

Congress should lift ban on Pell grants for incarcerated students

This action will directly benefit Iowa’s communities by freeing state resources that can be used to benefit everyone rather than squandering potential.

Policymakers Must Address Unequal Spending On Public Colleges

To close college opportunity gaps, we need to direct more funding to the colleges serving the neediest students.

The importance of providing education to imprisoned people (opinion)

Imprisoned people are desperate to become students, and that desire and economics mandate that we heed their calls, argues Doran Larson.

Trump administration to grant disabled veterans automatic loan forgiveness

Education Department says it will grant automatic loan forgiveness to disabled veterans -- a step that had been urged by Democrats and state attorneys general.
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