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No Diploma, No GED, No Aid

19 March 2012 217 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.”

Read the whole article originally published in: Todays News Feed.

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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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