Prisoners Could Soon Be Eligible For Financial Aid To Take College Courses Behind BarsSome federal and state prisoners could soon be eligible for federal student aid to take college courses while behind bars.
What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant ProgramThe federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.
GWU Sorry for Misrepresenting Admission Policy George Washington University is apologizing for misrepresenting how it considers financial need in admissions decisions.
Student Newspaper: DC University Misrepresented Admission, Financial Aid PoliciesA report in The George Washington University's student newspaper, The GW Hatchet, says the school has admitted to waitlisting undergraduate applicants who can't afford to pay tuition each year simply due to their financial constraints.
Obama Proposes New System for Rating Colleges Calling higher education an "economic imperative," President Barack Obama is pushing for an ambitious new government rating system for colleges that would judge schools on affordability and performance and ultimately determine how federal financial aid is distributed.
Federal Gov Asking For Student Loan ClarityU.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is urging colleges and universities to adopt an easy-to-understand financial aid form to help students make smarter decisions on where to study, how to pay and determine what they'll owe.