Bill Targeting Financial Aid Program Dies in Texas House

AUSTIN — The Texas House has killed an effort to radically change financial aid grants that helped kept college affordable for more 100,000 students last year.“The House was never in favor of curtailing any of those financial assistance programs,” said House Higher Education Chairman Lozano, R-Kingsville. “The set asides are a tremendous blessing for those that, in many cases, are the first in their families to go to college.”“I would fear enacting any policy that would adversely affect that large student population.”  Continue reading...

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