Saturday, June 26, 2010

More Federal Aid Needed for Low-Income College Students, Report Finds

More Federal Aid Needed for Low-Income College Students, Report Finds By RACHEL GROSS, NYTimes

The Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, an independent committee that advises Congress and the secretary of education on national policy, presented a report entitled “The Rising Price of Inequality,” sending a clear message to the federal government: without a broad increase in need-based state and federal aid, fewer low-income students will have the resources to remain enrolled in college and earn degrees over the next decade.

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