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Fattah is architect of GEAR UP, the nation's most successful college readiness program that has served more than 12 million students since being signed into law in 1998 WASHINGTON,
WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) praised landmark student college loan reform and retention aid - including $36 billion for the popular Pell Grant scholarships - as part of the budget measure, which includes healthcare reform, slated for a vote in the House on Sunday.
By William Roller, The Sun, Yuma, Ariz. Aug. 6--Navigating a smooth course through high school and higher education can be a daunting task for even the highly motivated, but calming the turbulence of career choices for Yuma students is made easier due to a federal program.
By Jobetta Hedelman Dianna Sampson, a parent volunteer in the Toppenish School District, is one of five recipients of the 2008 GEAR UP Parent Leadership Award that will be presented today at the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships annual conference in Washington, D.C.
By Dan Hardy, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 22--WASHINGTON -- A program created by U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah to help low-income students get into college will soon be expanded to help students make it through their first year.
By James S. Tyree, The Oklahoman Jul. 9--NORMAN -- The K20 Center at the University of Oklahoma will use a federal grant of nearly $2.8 million to help thousands of disadvantaged middle-school students prepare for college.
By Wendy Leonard Deseret News As part of a nationwide push to smooth the transition and get more students into college, the U.S. Department of Education has announced 24 grants totaling more than $41 million.
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