Testimony To The U.S. House Of Representatives Committee On Education And The Workforce Subcommittee On Higher Education And Workforce Training
Michael Dannenberg, Director of Higher Education and Education Finance Policy at the Education Trust, testified about the importance of keeping the Pell Grant program strong for current and future generations of students before the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training. The Pell Grant program helps makes college accessible for millions of hardworking students despite skyrocketing college costs and policies that shift financial aid away from families that need it most. More low-income students going to college is good for our economy and they are choosing schools where they are more likely succeed.
Read the full testimony here.
Posted on 2 January 2014
|The Education Trust promotes high academic achievement for all students at all levels—pre-kindergarten through college. Our goal is to close the gaps in opportunity and achievement that consign far too many young people—especially those from low-income families or who are black, Latino, or American Indian—to lives on the margins of the American mainstream.