Statement on Retaining Higher Education Investments in the Build Back Better Act

October 20, 2021

The Build Back Better Act has the potential to fundamentally transform the nation’s higher education system. In its original form, it includes three core reforms: a new federal-state partnership to fund tuition-free community college; a $500 boost to the maximum Pell Grant; and a landmark retention and completion fund to support evidence-based student success initiatives...


We Can’t Build Back Better Without Restoring the Promise of Higher Education

October 14, 2021

The Build Back Better Act includes three core higher education reforms: a new federal-state partnership to fund tuition-free community college; a boost to the maximum Pell Grant; and a landmark fund to support evidence-based student success initiatives. Together, these will go a long way toward restoring the promise of higher education and addressing the root causes of rising..


Statement on the Build Back Better Act

September 9, 2021

The House Education and Labor Committee’s portion of the Build Back Better Act takes a comprehensive approach to making college more affordable. We commend Chairman Scott for its introduction. By creating a new federal-state funding partnership, boosting Pell Grant funding, and investing in evidence-based student success initiatives, the bill also recognizes that new ...