Possible student aid changes on horizon
Congress intends to reauthorize the Higher Education Act this year, and that comes with both opportunities and risk for aid programs that students have come to reply on. The current bill in the House would eliminate several existing sources of aid, with low-income students potentially bearing the greatest loss. Overall, the legislation would make college more expensive for more students.
The House legislation has many hurdles to overcome before it becomes law, including the passage of legislation by the Senate where it will require bipartisanship to move forward