Episode 204: Budget Reconciliation’s Impact on Higher Ed Funding

This week on a special episode of "Off The Cuff," the team provides a quick update on developments surrounding the budget reconciliation process and how the Build Back Better Act will impact higher education policies. Rachel and Karen dive right into the legislation making its way through the House and specifically highlight what the current version of the text could mean for maximum Pell Grants, Pell for DACA recipients, free community college, tuition assistance at minority serving institutions, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and completion grants. Stay tuned to Today’s News for more breaking developments concerning the legislative package.

Speakers

Justin Draeger Karen McCarthy Rachel Gentry
Justin Draeger
President & CEO

Karen McCarthy
Director of Policy Analysis

Rachel Gentry
Assistant Director of Federal and State Policy

 

Publication Date: 9/17/2021


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