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 Financial Aid for Students
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Scholarships Featured in College Aid Bill1965
Action on Higher Education Bills Deferred to 19681967
Congress Denies Student Rioters Federal School Aid1968
Congress Extends Major Higher Education Programs1968
Message to Congress: Johnson Asks Extension of Education Programs1968
Student Loans1969
Presidential Statement to Congress: Nixon on Higher Education1970
Aid to Higher, Vocational Education Revised1976
College Student Assistance1978
Higher Education Programs1979
Changes Made in Higher Education Programs1980
College Student Aid1981
Congress Rejects Proposed Student Aid Cuts1982
Student Loans1983
House Passes Higher Education Authorization1985
Five-Year Higher Education Bill Cleared1986
Action Postponed on Student-Loan Defaults1988
Congress Expands College Loan Eligibility1992
The Direct Approach to Student Loans1993
Tax Incentives Enacted For Higher Education1997
Higher Education Act Reduces Interest Rates, Increases Grants1998
Congress Revamps College Aid Program2005
Federal Aid to Higher Education Extended for Nine Months2006
Legislation Shores Up Student Loans2008
House Passes Bill to Overhaul Federally Backed Student Lending2009
Student Loan Measure Moves Quietly2010
Student Loan Interest Rate Extended2012
New Student Loan Rates Approved2013
Health, Education Money Held Level2014
Students Loan Debt Left to Grow2014
With No Time Left for Higher Ed Bill, Congress Extends Perkins Loans2015
Perkins Student Loan Program Expires …2017