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Young Invincibles’ Lays Out Goals for Higher Education Act Reauthorization

In a letter to House Education & the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Ranking Member George Miller (D-CA), Young Invincibles detailed its policy priorities for this year’s Higher Education Act reauthorization. These proposals include:

  • Bolstering the Pell Grants by making funding mandatory
  • Simplifying the Federal financial aid system
  • Reform Federal Work Study to target the program to students most in need
  • Provide students with additional data to ensure they’re making well-informed decisions
  • Provide relief for private loan borrowers
  • Promote innovation in higher education