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04/06/2017
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Yesterday, 576 higher education advocates representing students, institutions, educators, and consumers sent a letter to Congress urging them to protect critical federal student aid programs.


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04/05/2017
Blog Post

Today, 576 organizations and institutions of higher education sent a letter to Congress asking them to protect federal student aid as they finish up FY17 appropriations and start working on FY18. U.S PIRG worked in a large coalition representing students, institutions, educators, advocates, and employers to draft and circulate the letter of support. The letter comes after calls by President Trump to cut the Pell grant reserve by a combined $5.2 billion in FY17 and FY18 and multiple proposals in Congress to cut a portion of the Pell grant reserve. 

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03/08/2017
Report

America’s institutions of higher education can play a crucial role in...

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02/14/2017
News Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Environment America and the Student Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) launched a campaign to secure commitments from American colleges and universities to shift to 100 percent renewable energy.

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With college being as expensive as it is, the high price of textbooks...

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This Election Day 5,452 people voted at the Mansfield Community Center...

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The Daily Campus

The Voting Coalition at the University of Connecticut set up a series...

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Election Day is here and millions of people around the country will go...

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