New All4Ed Report Asks Congress to Allow Federal Pell Grants to Support High School Students Press ReleaseApril 26, 2018
Early College High Schools (ECHSs) and dual-enrollment programs allow students to take college courses while still in high school. Research shows that students participating in these programs are more likely to enroll in college, post higher college grade point averages, persist, and ultimately graduate from college. Too often, however, costs associated with these courses are prohibitive for students from low- and middle-income families.
A System in Need of Repair: An Examination of Federal Student Aid for Postsecondary Education Report/Fact SheetDecember 11, 2012
This report outlines serious problems with the current federal student financial aid system.
OBAMA RELEASES FISCAL YEAR 2013 FEDERAL BUDGET: Budget Proposes 3.8 Percent Increase in Discretionary Funding for U.S. Department of Education ArticleFebruary 21, 2012
Released on February 13 at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Virginia, President Obama’s budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 proposes $47 billion in discretionary funding (excluding Pell Grants) for the U.S. Department of Education, an increase of 3.8 percent over the current funding level of $45.3 billion.