Bill would make more Georgia students eligible for need-based aid
By Vanessa McCray, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
It could be a bit easier for Georgia’s low-income college students to receive need-based financial aid under new legislation filed this week.
House Bill 249, introduced by Rep. Chuck Martin, R-Alpharetta, would allow students to apply earlier in their academic studies for so-called “completion grants” aimed at helping students get to graduation.
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