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No Diploma, No GED, No Aid

19 March 2012 247 views 2 Comments

“Students who wanted to attend college, but didn’t have a high school diploma or GED, used to be able to get federal grants and loans through a back door: either take a basic skills test to prove their ‘ability to benefit’ from a college education, or successfully complete six credits,” Inside Higher Ed reports. “This year’s federal budget, in an effort to trim spending on Pell Grants, shut off both routes.”

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2 Responses to “No Diploma, No GED, No Aid”

  1. Beth says on April 2, 2013 at 4:07 pm:

    So how does this affect home schoolers?

  2. Beth says on April 2, 2013 at 4:09 pm:

    Link to whole article no longer exists.

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