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Lawmakers Seek More Support for Homeless, Aged-Out Students



by Maria Mendez

A recent national bipartisan bill aims to remove barriers to college for students facing homelessness or transitioning out of foster care.

The Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Act, introduced to the U.S. Congress on Sept. 12, would facilitate the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, process for unaccompanied youth and push universities to expand support for homeless students nationwide.

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