Pell Grant Trends Spell Trouble

December 2004
Community College Week;12/20/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p4
Focuses on the possible impact of the legislated omnibus spending bill for fiscal year 2005 on Pell Grants, a legislation that provides financial assistance to U.S. college students. Potential effect of the bill on the funds being received by community college students; Dependence of community college students to Pell Grants; Average annual cost of tuition covered by Pell Grants.


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