Pell Grants Face Cuts Under Obama

Pell Grants Face Cuts Under Obama Published on 2011-04-13 09:00:00 from The Arkansas Traveler

President Barack Obama released his proposed budget for 2012, which recommends cutting year-end Pell Grants. The cut would save approximately $8 billion, and allow the continuation of the $5,550 Pell Grant maximum, according to the released budget.

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Obama to trim Pell Grants

Obama to trim Pell Grants Published on 2011-02-15 09:25:00 from khqa.com

President Barack Obama sends his 2012 budget proposal to Congress Wednesday ... Combined, the total expenditures for the Pell Grant program doubled in just three years. Click here to read more. Previous decreases in the maximum Pell Grant were listed ...

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Student loan defaults rising as Obama and GOP propose cuts to Pell Grants

Student loan defaults rising as Obama and GOP propose cuts to Pell Grants Published on 2011-04-28 17:00:00 from The Colorado Independent

U.S. House Republicans sought $64 billion in cuts in ... President Obama’s proposed 2012 budget would keep the maximum grant at $5,550. However, the Obama administration is putting forward the idea of scaling back year-round Pell Grants, eliminating ...

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Obama, Saying We Need Education to Win the Future, Cuts Pell Grants $100 Billion

Obama, Saying We Need Education to Win the Future, Cuts Pell Grants $100 Billion Published on 2011-02-13 21:00:00 from OpEdNews

He might as well just become a Republican. My 21 year old son was listening as Obama gave this speech. "Did he just say he's cutting Pell grants?" he asked Yep. $100 billion dollars worth, I replied. "I'm not voting for Obama again," he replied.

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Obama budget sustains Pell Grants, but cuts perks

Obama budget sustains Pell Grants, but cuts perks Published on 2011-02-14 23:21:37 from usatoday30.usatoday.com

Officials at the California Community Colleges said their data showed that about 23,000 students at the system's 112 colleges had received a second Pell Grant in the 2009-10 academic year, and that the students — more than half of whom are Hispanic ...

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Obama to offer Pell grants to prisoners

Obama to offer Pell grants to prisoners Published on 2017-03-14 17:00:00 from WTAJ

It's Prison Reform 101. The Obama administration will soon give some inmates the chance to take college courses on the government's dime. The Education Department and Justice Department on Friday are expected to announce a pilot program giving some ...

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Obama to offer Pell grants to prisoners

Obama to offer Pell grants to prisoners Published on 2015-08-03 02:34:00 from krtv.com

and calls for reform are coming from President Obama -- who recently became the first sitting president to visit a federal prison -- as well as members of both parties. The administration can't lift the ban on Pell grants without Congressional approval ...

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Obama to offer Pell grants to prisoners

Obama to offer Pell grants to prisoners Published on 2015-07-29 08:19:28 from pahomepage.com

But some Republicans have expressed concern about the program. "How we ensure the long-term sustainability of the Pell Grant program needs to be a national conversation, and as part of that conversation, we should discuss whether this aid can help ...

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Obama to offer Pell grants to prisoners

Obama to offer Pell grants to prisoners Published on 2015-07-28 17:00:00 from Lasvegas Now

Congress banned prisoners from being eligible for Pell grants in 1994. Since then, the prison population has grown significantly to 1.6 million nationwide, and calls for reform are coming from President Obama -- who recently became the first sitting ...

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Obama to offer Pell grants to prisoners

Obama to offer Pell grants to prisoners Published on 2017-04-06 22:32:48 from Illinois News

"How we ensure the long-term sustainability of the Pell Grant program needs to be a national conversation ... He says the inflexibility of the sentencing guidelines hurts minorities and leads to mass incarceration that is harmful for the country.

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Obama to offer Pell grants to prisoners


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