US Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) reintroduced the College Equity Act, a bill that would give colleges and universities funding to address disparities in higher education recruitment, admissions and support.
“There are schools where veterans, people of color, and people with disabilities are able to thrive, and others where they struggle,” Sen. Schatz said. “The difference often comes down to schools knowing the challenges that exist for students and doing something to help. This bill provides federal funding so that the doors of every college and university are open to qualified students from all walks of life – and that these schools can offer the resources students need to graduate on time and make a good living for themselves.”
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