Supporting Students

So all learners have the tools to succeed.

Parenting students are supported in higher education.

  • Expand access to child care providers through Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG), which provides grants to support higher education completion.
  • Increase funding for CCAMPIS.
  • Amend the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC) to benefit student parents.
  • Increase funding for the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG).

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Students of color have equitable outcomes.

  • Promote equitable recruitment pipelines from high school to college.

  • Provide incentives for schools with a proven track record of enrolling diverse and low-income students.

  • Expand student support services grant funding for institutions with a minimum level of Pell eligible students.

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Low-income students have access to the resources they need.

  • Create a permanent emergency aid program for all students in need.

  • Streamline SNAP benefits for eligible students.

  • Increase funding for campus mental health programs.

  • Ensure today's students have adequate access to public transportation to and from campus.

  • Increase the maximum Pell Grant award.

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