Pell Grant funding stability is key to college affordability

Lynn Russo Whylly's picture
Thursday, July 25, 2013

Stable funding of federal Pell Grants, one of the nation’s main financial aid programs for low-income students, would increase affordability and accessibility, according to many groups with a stake in higher education. But despite its decades-long history of assisting financially needy students, the program also faces perennial threats to its funding.