Publication Date: May 2006
Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy
Author(s): Amy-Ellen Duke; Julie Strawn
Research Area: Education
Type: Fact sheet
Although Congress has yet to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, the fiscal year 2006 federal budgetÂ—enacted in February 2006Â—included several higher education provisions that will provide additional financial aid to low-income working adults and other non-traditional students. This fact sheet examines those provisions and what they likely mean for low-income families and students.