Education Insider: Restoring Pell Grants for ITT Tech Students

People who used up some of their limited federal Pell grants to attend ITT or another for-profit college, only to see it close before they could graduate, are getting a reprieve from the U.S. Department of Education: They can have their Pell eligibility restored for the semesters they spent at the now-closed school.

Restoring Pell eligibility is about the only thing in the department’s new rules that folks on different sides of education-policy debates seem to agree about.

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