Recently H.R.1 passed in congress cutting $60 billion from the federal budget. One of the programs hit hardest is the Pell Grant program which was stripped of $5.7 billion.
Student activists and advocates say congressional lawmakers need to get their budget priorities straight especially when it comes to making cuts to federal funding for higher education.
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Today's young people, the so-called "Lost Generation," is going to be just fine, says President Barack Obama-but only if the progressive reforms made in the past two years are defended from the Republicans-and expanded upon.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and congressional Democrats plan to add legislation creating a pathway to citizenship for undocumented youth in college or the military, as part of the $725 billion defense authorization bill.
Nationwide students are on the move this week leading rallies, marches and educational forums highlighting student-worker solidarity, the fight for jobs, worker rights and increased access to higher education during the 11th annual National Student Labor Week of Action.
Nationwide college students are celebrating and applauding leaders of the House of Representatives after they passed major student aid reform along with the historic health care bill on Sunday.
Young people and their parents had two reasons to celebrate yesterday's passage of the sweeping health care reform bill.
Gregory Cendana, president of the United States Student Association, says students and community members are mobilizing coast to coast to defend public education in "March 4 Education" rallies next month.
The unexpected rising enrollment of college students has created an $18 billion shortfall in the Pell Grant program.