TITLE

Bush's Budget Creates 'Greater Hurdles' for Students, Group Says

PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Black Issues in Higher Education;2/26/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the disadvantages to college students of the 2004 education budget of U.S. President George W. Bush. Measures taken by average undergraduate and working students to pursue their college careers, according to a report from the State PIRGs' Higher Education Project; State of fund allocation for the Pell Grant award for students; Increase in tuition at public and private colleges in 2003.
ACCESSION #
12484559

 

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