Importance of Federal Work-Study Programs

Today, the Chronicle of Higher Education reports on a set of recommendations to improve the Federal Work-Study Program, in its article " Low-Income Students Often Miss Out on Federal Work-Study Funds".  

 

http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/low-income-students-often-miss-out-on-federal-work-study-funds/86605?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

The report recommends that the work-study funds are more readily available to low-income students and that there are more work-study jobs that are relevant to the students' majors.  The idea of supporting internships is also discussed. 

Cindy