Senate FY16 Funding Bill Blocks Gainful Employment, Cuts Student Aid

June 23, 2015
Statement of Lauren Asher

Statement on Senate FY16 education funding bill, which takes a harmful approach to student aid, including cutting Pell Grant funding by $300 million and blocking common-sense regulations that will help protect students and taxpayers from getting fleeced by career education programs at predatory schools like now-defunct Corinthian Colleges.