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About 40 percent of students who decided not to go to their college or university of first choice cited reasons related to costs.
Institutional aid was preserved in White House budget. But several programs facing significant cuts serve disproportionate numbers of minority students -- at HBCUs and elsewhere.
Many experts on the program agree it needs changing with a greater emphasis on low-income students. But few agree that the large cut being sought by the Trump administration will help.
By cutting a third of program's surplus and slashing other aid programs, Trump administration's first budget would imperil college access, advocates argue.
While California considers a plan to cut tuition and lower the cost of going to college, more than 50 local free two-year initiatives are popping up across the state.
Key coverage requirements would disappear under Republican alternative to Obamacare, and academic medicine could take a hit as well.
NYU’s push to help students graduate in under four years leaves questions about who it helps and how much of a difference it can make at one of the country’s most expensive universities.
As Tennessee’s Promise program expands to include adult students, other community college scholarship programs are figuring out how to replicate its success.
Right-leaning policy thinkers push agenda to simplify loan system, inject bigger role for private lenders. But proposals to eliminate PLUS loans likely to draw opposition from advocacy groups.
Administration's draft list of programs to eliminate includes the national service program, which has provided $2.4 billion in student aid, as well as humanities and arts endowments.
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