H.R.1710 - Making Education Affordable and Accessible Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] (Introduced 03/23/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/23/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1710 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/23/2017)
Making Education Affordable and Accessible Act of 2017
This bill amends title VII (Graduate and Postsecondary Improvement Programs) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to reauthorize through FY2018 the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) program.
The bill also authorizes new grants under the FIPSE program. Specifically, the Department of Education may award grants to institutions of higher education for dual or concurrent enrollment programs or early college high school programs that allow high school students to earn college credits.