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The FAFSA Challenge

Even as policy experts work to make it easier to apply for federal aid, they need to avoid rhetoric that may scare students off, writes Justin Draeger.

More college students attending summer classes thanks to yearlong Pell Grants

Enrollment numbers at many colleges -- especially those in areas with less generous state aid -- show significant boosts in attendance in the first full summer since Congress restored year-round grants.

Second Chance Pell: A Community College Pilot Program Shows Success in Michigan

Evidence shows that individuals who receive education while incarcerated recidivate at lower rates.

Millions in Federal Grants for Community College Students Left on the Table

A significant percentage of community college students don’t receive the federal aid for which they may be eligible.

Seven Questions About the PROSPER Act Answered

The bill passed out of committee in late 2017, and may be considered by the full House in 2018.

The Basics of Pell and Campus-Based Aid

Two of the most common forms of federal student grant aid are the Pell Grant and campus-based aid, usually in the form of federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (SEOG) and Federal Work-Study (FWS).
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