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Letter to House Leaders on FY 2012 Pell Grant Appropriation

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Letter to House Leaders on FY 2012 Pell Grant Appropriation

November 17, 2011

​Expresses the higher education community's desire to assist in finding a solution to the existing $1.3 billion shortfall in the Pell Grant program. However, ACE and the associations signed on to the letter also oppose cuts to student aid programs that go beyond the $1.3 billion target, as proposed in the draft House bill.

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