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Rethinking student Aid Report Is Comprehensive and Correct
Two of the nations leading experts on college student
aid have a new report suggests big changes and not just tinkering around the edges
. Sandy Baum of the College Board and Michael McPherson of Spencer Foundation attack the roots of our current aid limitations. They want to get rid of the complex Fafsa application, combine a confusing host of current grant programs, provide subsides during loan repayments, create savings accounts for college through government funds, and create a tax credit that includes living costs. There is much more covered than these ideas- well worth the time of people who want a major overhaul fo financial aid.
See report at www.collegeboard.com/rethinkingstudentaid