6 Financial Aid Implications of Obama's Proposed 2017 Budget
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The Department of Education's higher education portion of its proposed budget attempts to continue the administration's focus on enrollment, affordability and completion. The proposal puts an extra emphasis on completion, stating, "the Administration has doubled down on its efforts toward a new higher education focus on degree completion, in addition to college access and affordability, seeking to help shift incentives at every level to focus on student success, not just on access."
While that likely sounds good, students and graduates are probably more interested in what the proposed budget really means for them. Here's a look at some of the Education Department's proposals, as well as their implications.
February 18, 2016