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Equity in Emergency Student Aid Is Within Reach in California

Equity in Emergency Student Aid Is Within Reach in California

The recent $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package passed by Congress includes $40 billion for higher education, $5 billion of which is allocated for California. With this cash infusion, California’s colleges and universities have an unprecedented opportunity to close the equity gap in emergency student aid management and distribution–Edquity, a Michelson Portfolio company, can help.

Pell Grant Restoration and the Future of Higher Education in CA Prisons

Pell Grant Restoration and the Future of Higher Education in CA Prisons

California’s Master Plan for Higher Education has been an engine of social mobility and economic strength for the state and a masterful exemplar for our nation. With the recent restoration of Pell Grant eligibility for incarcerated students, California has an opportunity to draw from the success of the Master Plan by extending educational opportunities for upward mobility, employment, and civic engagement to a new demographic–currently incarcerated students.