S.718 - Making Education Affordable Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] (Introduced 03/23/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/23/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.718 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/23/2017)
Making Education Affordable Act
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.