Why Doubling the Pell Grant is Good Public Policy

July 07, 2021

Linda LeMura, President, Le Moyne College writes: As our nation emerges from the shroud of fog left by the COVID-19 pandemic, our country will focus on repairing relationships, rebuilding our nation, and setting our economy back to recovery. One way we will do this is by supporting investments in our people and ensuring greater access to higher education. There is no single program that has done more for low-income students than the Pell Grant. The federal infrastructure exists to help more students, which is why I am calling on Congress to double the Pell Grant.  

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