Buy Yourself Some Bootstraps

Perhaps you’ve heard about the various Democratic plans to make college free for everyone. But have you heard about the Republican plan to make college more expensive for people who can’t afford it?

The Federal Pell Grant Program provides billions of dollars in financial aid to college students in need of assistance, but these grants — and other aid — could disappear or be made worthless if proposals by Congress and the Trump administration are enacted.

The Federal Pell Grant Program provides need-based grants to low-income students to help pay for college.

Last week, the House of Representatives voted 219 to 206 to pass a 126-page congressional budget resolution [PDF] for fiscal year 2018 that would reduce education and workforce spending by $20 billion over the next nine years.

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