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College Groups Tell Congress They Need Money

The need for federal aid for colleges and universities is even greater than the $120 billion anticipated, a number of higher education groups including associations representing the colleges said in a letter to congressional leaders Wednesday.

“It has become evident that our prior estimates dramatically understated the challenges schools are facing,” wrote American Council on Education president Ted Mitchell in the letter signed by dozens of higher education groups, including the American Association of Community Colleges, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, and the Association of American Universities.

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