Don’t let good news on summer Pell Grants distract from the Trump budget’s damaging higher-ed proposals

The Trump administration has a funny way of showing support for the Pell Grant program, which helps low-income students afford college.

First, in its recently released federal budget proposal, the administration proposes to bring back the year-round Pell Grant program — a popular idea already enacted into law weeks earlier by Congress—by cutting money allocated for the grant.

The above excerpt was originally published in The Hechinger Report .