March 26, 2010
A summary of H.R. 4872's impact on higher education, including 100 percent direct lending; Pell Grants; investment in HBCUs, HSIs and Tribal Colleges; income-based repayment; Perkins loans and others.
Education and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act
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March 26, 2018
Provisions and funding levels for student aid and scientific research in the Fiscal Year 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act, the FY 2018 omnibus spending bill.
March 23, 2018
The bill, which covers the remainder of FY 2018, increases overall spending for the Department of Education by $3.9 billion and is being widely characterized as a repudiation of President Trump’s priorities outlined in his budget request.
February 12, 2018
The $4.4 trillion plan, which includes his long-awaited infrastructure plan and funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, cuts entitlement programs by $1.7 trillion, including federal student aid programs and research funding.
January 22, 2018
In particular, we are gratified that the agreement to pass a temporary funding measure includes a commitment to bring the issue of the DACA policy and Dreamers to the floor.
Senate Democrats joined Republicans Monday to clear the way for the passage of a short-term spending bill to fund the government through Feb. 8 in exchange for a commitment to find a legislative solution for the young, undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers.