NASFAA President Justin Draeger testified before members of Congress about the association's proposals for strengthening the Pell Grant Program, including the “Pell Promise,” “Pell Well,” and “Super Pell" concepts. The December 3, 2013 hearing of the House Subcommittee for Higher Education and Workforce Training discussed “Keeping College Within Reach: Strengthening Pell Grants for Future Generations" in advance of the upcoming Higher Education Act reauthorization.
Q&A Part One: During the first segment, the witnesses answer questions regarding NASFAA's Pell Well proposal, how to address Pell funding gaps, and ways to reduce waste, fraud and abuse within the system.
Q&A Part Two: During the second segment, the witnesses answer questions about how rising college costs affect Pell grant recipients and issues surrounding college completion.
Q&A Part Three: During the third segment, the witnesses answer questions about remedial education among Pell recipients and the need for more data on the Pell program.
Publication Date: 12/3/2013