the CRL, CU, the CFA, the NCLC, US PIRG
, AARP and the National Association of Consumer Advocates), there were a number of other groups with different priorities.
But representatives of US PIRG
, Rock the Vote and three other youth organizations express concerns.
You have hundreds of thousands of students on the tipping point" of not being able to pay for college, added Rich Williams, higher education advocate for US PIRG
State and local groups allied with USAction, Families USA, Public Citizen, US PIRG
, the National Women's Health Network and unions planned demos during the July 4 holidays to push Congress to declare its independence from drug-industry campaign cash.
Student debt is increasing, and there is a lack of clear, concise information that actually helps students make the best financial choices," said Rich Williams, higher education advocate at US PIRG
This is the big one," said Rich Williams, higher education advocate for US PIRG
Funded at $64 million annually, LEAP was able to leverage state funding of dose to $1 billion, says Rich Williams, higher education advocate at US PIRG
Despite proposing tough choices, the administration is "keeping the Pell Grant program viable for the millions of students who rely on it to pay for college," says Rich Williams, a higher education advocate for US PIRG
Such a plan would have a "grave consequence" for Pell Grants, reducing the maximum grant by more than $1,500, says Rich Williams, a higher education advocate at US PIRG
This change makes sure that all of the information is on the table," said Nicole Allen, textbook advocate for The Student PIRGs, an organization affiliated with the consumer group US PIRG
This is a fantastic program for students who want to go into lower-paying careers or are just having a hard time," said Rich Williams, higher education advocate at US PIRG
in Washington, D.
But since that alternative does not generate $87 billion, "We feel good about [SAFRA's] prospects right now," says Rich Williams, higher education associate at the nonprofit US PIRG