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Pell Grants

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.

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.

Study on Prison-Based College Program

The research found that prison-based education programs, where incarcerated individuals can take college courses and work toward a degree upon release, can be successful but face many obstacles.

Q & A with Bobby Scott

Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA.) is currently serving his 13th term in the United States Congress, representing Virginia’s third congressional district in the House of Representatives. He currently serves as the Ranking Member on the House Committee on Education and Labor, on which he has served since he first took office in 1993.

Improving Student Financial Aid in the New Congress

Simplifying the application process would improve access to federal financial aid for community college students.

College financial aid: Equity and efficiency

Targeting financial aid to those who need it most could boost the nation’s economy
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