Programs and policies for students that do not typically receive or have access to an equitable share of education resources. Examples include students that are low-income, first generation, or a part of a minority group.
September 21st, 2011
By Brian K. Fitzgerald, Chief Executive Officer, BHEF
Increasing American competitiveness will require saving the Pell Grant program. A series of recession-driven forces have converged on lower-and middle-class American families, reducing families’ ability to pay for college at just the time we need more Americans earning college degrees. ...More
July 25th, 2011
By Kati Haycock, President, The Education Trust
If our economy is going to thrive over the long term, we need to tend to the harvest. Protecting Pell Grant funding is one of the surest steps Congress and the White House can take to increase our yield. ...More