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Letter: Pell Grant Cuts Not Warranted
Friday, August 26, 2011 (947 reads)

by Greg Handel

Detroit News/August 26, 2011

The Detroit News editorial calling for cuts in federal Pell Grants that help low-income students earn college degrees was wrong on several counts ("Feds should put brakes on Pell Grants," Aug. 5).

Fortunately, funding for this program was preserved in the spending agreement reached by Congress and the president. It is now essential that the Pell Grant program also be spared draconian cuts in the second round of the deficit reduction process.

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College Graduates Still Needed in Michigan
Thursday, August 25, 2011 (910 reads)

August 25, 2011

Detroit News/Glenn D. Mroz

At a time when everything in the United States seems to be in question, some are suggesting that we are in an "education bubble," and that too many students are going to college

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Wayne State University eliminates 200 jobs; only 80 positions were filled
Monday, August 01, 2011 (981 reads)

July 30, 2011/Detroit Free Press

Wayne State University has eliminated 200 positions, spokesman Matt Lockwood confirmed Friday.

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