Tag: federal support


Bill calls for free college and doubling the Pell Grant

April 21, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The latest bill would bring federal support to an existing network of state and local free college initiatives. States would be encouraged to “sustain and expand” these offerings, according to a bill summary. More than 360 such programs exist across […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Higher ed groups press for federal support for coronavirus response

March 20, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As the coronavirus and the respiratory disease it causes, COVID-19, took hold in the U.S., colleges rapidly began to move courses online and assess how the situation would stress their budgets. Taking instruction remote has short-term costs, especially for colleges […]