Congress recently opted not to fold into federal legislation on research and innovation a provision that would have made Pell Grants available to learners in very short-term training programs. But it is widely believed to be only a matter of time before federal law is changed to allow Pell funds to be used for that purpose.
Debate over that idea has smoldered for several years. In one corner, supporting the change, are community college leaders, many major corporations and...
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