PHENOM and The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) joined more than forty other organizations calling upon our federal leaders to adequately fund the Federal PELL Grant program. Here’s an excerpt:
Both the House and Senate FY2016 education appropriations bills cut Pell Grant funding by at least $300 million. Although these cuts would not affect the much‐needed scheduled increase in the maximum Pell Grant in academic year 2016‐17, they would require Congress in the next two years to either find hundreds of millions more funding for Pell Grants or make harmful cuts.
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