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House Democrats Release Bill to Reauthorize the Higher Education Act

October 16, 2019

Yesterday, the House Education and Labor Committee, which is chaired by Robert C. “Bobby” Scott of Virginia, released the College Affordability Act to reauthorize the Higher Education Act of 1965. This legislation, which proposes several reforms to the Federal TRIO Programs, has received a mixed reception from the higher education community.

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Bipartisan House Coalition Introduces Bill to Reauthorize TRIO

July 22, 2019

On Wednesday, July 17, a bipartisan group of House Representatives introduced H.R. 3800, the Educational Opportunities and Success Act to reauthorize TRIO in the Higher Education Act.

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Sen. Collins Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize TRIO

June 12, 2019

On June 12, 2019, Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), along with co-sponsors Jon Tester (D-MT), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), introduced the Educational Opportunity and Success Act.

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COE Board Chair-Elect Testifies Before House Higher Education Subcommittee

May 14, 2019

On May 9, 2010, COE Board-Elect Chair Kyle Ethelbah, Director of TRIO Programs at the University of Utah, testified before the House Subcommittee on Higher and Education and Workforce Development in a hearing entitled "The Cost of Non-Completion: Improving Student Outcomes in Higher Education."

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FICTION vs. FACT — Data, TRIO, and Student Success

May 3, 2019

On May 2, 2019, New America published Closing the Evidence Gap in Higher Education, which argues for better data collection and evaluation of higher education programs serving low-income, first-generation, and minority students.

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Senators Casey and Brown Introduce Bill Making Drastic Changes to TRIO

April 15, 2019

During the 2019 Policy Seminar, we spent a lot of time discussing threats to TRIO through bills designed to increase requirements around serving different target populations.

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House Democrats Introduce Aim Higher Act

July 26, 2018

Last week, the Democratic Members of the House Committee on Education & the Workforce Committee introduced their response to the PROSPER Act.

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A Message from the COE President on the House Higher Education Reauthorization Bill

December 1, 2017

Today, the U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee Chairwoman, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Chairman of the Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee introduced the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act.

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Congress to Address Late, Mismanaged Notifications in Bipartisan Bill

September 19, 2017

In recent years, TRIO grant applicants and awardees have had to contend with late notifications, incomplete slates, and a host of other challenges.

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