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New in The Huffington Post: Ryan's Budget Is A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing, Preying On Student Aid

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New In the Public Interest column today on The Huffington Post from Rich Williams U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) Higher Education Advocate

“Chairman Ryan's budget is a wolf in sheep's clothing. Preying upon genuine concern for our fiscal future, this budget takes direct aim at student aid programs that help job-seekers get the skills, training, and credentials they need to re-enter the recovering workforce.

“Chairman Ryan's budget would cripple the Pell Grant, cutting off access to college by slashing the maximum award of $5,550” Williams writes.

Click here to read the full version.

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