H.R.6669 - Foster Youth Higher Education Opportunities Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] (Introduced 12/13/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||12/13/2012 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.|
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Summary: H.R.6669 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/13/2012)
Foster Youth Higher Education Opportunities Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to inform students who indicate on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form that they are or were in the foster care system of their potential eligibility for federal student aid, including the specific federal programs under which they may be eligible for assistance.
Requires the Secretary to provide foster youth with that same information on the Department of Education's website.