NYU To Begin Offering Financial Aid To Undocumented StudentsNew York University is jumping into the immigration debate by announcing that it will begin offering student aid to illegal immigrants.
What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant ProgramThe federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.
De Blasio, Mark-Viverito Back N.Y. State Dream ActMayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have told a conference of state lawmakers they are backing a bill to open state financial aid to students in the country illegally.
SUNY Announces Plan To Standardize Financial Aid Letters For Students At All SchoolsChancellor Nancy Zimpher says the initiative is part of SUNY's effort to decrease the loan default rate of SUNY students by at least 5 percent over the next five years. The average default rate is now 13 percent.
New York College Students Asking Lawmakers To Block Rate Increase On LoansSome students who take out federally-subsidized loans are asking Washington lawmakers to block a rate increase scheduled to take place this July.
FEMA Denies Connecticut Request For Tornado AidThe state announced Friday that FEMA turned down the request, ruling the damages weren't beyond what the state was capable of fixing.

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