S. 1135: Pell Grant Restoration Act of 2017

Author's Summary: "To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to clarify the Federal Pell Grant duration limits of borrowers who attend an institution of higher education that closes or commits fraud or other misconduct, and for other purposes."

IB's Summary: Sen. Elizabeth Warren explains the bill that she introduced. "When students are cheated by for-profit, predatory colleges, they shouldn't lose any of their eligibility for Pell Grants," Senator Warren said. "This legislation would ensure that students who have been cheated can hit the reset button on their Pell Grant eligibility so that they can have the chance to go back to school."


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