Legislative Tracker: Campus-Based Programs

Legislative Tracker Logo On this page, you'll find proposals that modify the existing campus-based aid programs, which include the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Federal Work Study (FWS), and the Federal Perkins Loan program.

S.2800 — Community College to Career Fund in Higher Education Act

Sponsor: Sen. Duckworth [D-IL]
Cosponsors: 6 (6D; 0R)
Introduced: 09/22/2021
NASFAA Summary & Analysis: This bill would support partnerships between technical colleges, community colleges and businesses that train students for careers in high-demand fields by creating a competitive grant program to support partnerships between two-year colleges and businesses. These partnerships will focus on job training-related efforts, such as registered apprenticeships, on-the-job training opportunities and paid internships for low-income students that allow them simultaneously to earn credit for work-based learning in a high-skill field.


S.2625 — CCAMPIS Reauthorization Act

Sponsor: Sen. Duckworth [D-IL]
Cosponsors: 13 (13D; 0R)
Introduced: 08/05/2021
NASFAA Summary & Analysis: This bill would reauthorize the Child Care Access Means Parents in Schools (CCAMPIS) program and increase its funding to $500 million. The CCAMPIS program offers federal support for student parents in higher education and helps to put child care within reach for low and middle-income student parents.


H.R.4338 — Expanding Pathways to Employment Act

Sponsor: Rep. Sherrill [D-NJ]
Cosponsors: 4 (3D; 1R)
Introduced: 07/01/2021
NASFAA Summary & Analysis: This bill would provide grant funding to expand evidence-based workforce development and postsecondary education programs as well as to aid in the evaluation of these programs. If enacted, this bill would create a fund of about $700 million over the course of nine years to be administered by the Department of the Treasury. The grant values would be based on a number of factors associated with the program’s impact, with a key focus on people who have been historically underserved by these workforce programs. 


S.1847 — ACCESS to Careers Act of 2021

Sponsor: Tim Kaine [D-VA]
Introduced: 05/26/2021
NASFAA Summary & Analysis: This bill would create a competitive grant program for community colleges and states to focus on boosting work-based learning opportunities. In an effort to provide students with more opportunities to further their education and the support they need to be successful; this proposal would provide community colleges with grants of up to $1.5 million while community college systems would be eligible for up to $5 million. Individual states would also be eligible to receive grants to develop statewide policies that relate to work-based learning. 

H.R.1108 — Head Start for Our Future Act

Sponsor: Rep. Castro [D-TX]
Cosponsors: 3
Introduced: 02/18/2021
NASFAA Summary & Analysis: This bill would add child development and early learning (including Head Start programs and Early Head Start programs) as eligible community service positions for Federal work-study programs.


Legislative Tracker Overview   |   Archive: Campus-Based Programs 

Publication Date: 10/25/2021

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