California Leaders Press for Year-Round Pell Grants

As lawmakers look to finalize a federal spending bill for fiscal year 2017, college students should pay attention: Congress could consider restoring year-round Pell Grants.

The Obama Administration has proposed providing additional grant aid to students who complete a full-time course load during the academic year. The idea is to help students cover the cost of summer session classes so they can earn a degree more quickly.

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