Pell Grant put college within my reach. Now, let’s double it: University chancellor
As Congress remains mired in weeks of negotiations surrounding the potential $3.5 trillion spending bill, one measure still being debated stands above the rest. The time is now for our legislators to recognize and strengthen one of our country’s most transformative programs – one that has unlocked the life-changing opportunities of a college degree for millions of low- and moderate-income students each year over the past half-century.
Originally published: October 20, 2021
Author: Joseph I. Castro
Institution: California State University
Published by: USA Today