The Obama Pell Grant Expansion: Critical Points

Written by Michael Bennet

The Obama Pell Grant expansion was originally signed into law in the spring of 2010 under the guise of the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act, or SAFRA. This piece of legislation brought about a significant expansion of the Pell Grant program, allowing hundreds of thousands of additional students to receive the Pell Grant for […]

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A Brief Pell Grant History

Written by Michael Bennet

The Higher Education Act of 1965 was created in order to provide financial assistance to those who were attending college during this time period, and to those who were going to be getting a postsecondary education in the future. While the Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants were the focus of this bill back during its […]

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