Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 10:57am
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 the program faces perennial threats to its funding.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 10:53am
Nearly one in five community college students get so worried about finances, they think about dropping out, according to the “Inceptia National Financial Aptitude Analysis” report. Teaching them to better manage money may help them graduate.
Two-year students typically work more hours than four-year students and may have families to provide for