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Pell Restored for Students in Limbo

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by Autumn A. Arnett

Students who attended now-closed institutions will be eligible to continue receiving federal Pell grants to continue their education at other schools, the U.S. Department of Education announced Monday.

Those who began their education careers at schools like ITT Tech and others that were wiped out due to heightened scrutiny over predatory institutions under the Obama administration will have the semesters completed at those schools removed from their records for the purposes of federal financial aid, thus restoring their full Pell eligibility.

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