H.R.6669 - Foster Youth Higher Education Opportunities Act

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide information to foster youth on their potential eligibility for Federal student aid. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Foster Youth Higher Education Opportunities Act as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide information to foster youth on their potential eligibility for Federal student aid. as introduced.

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12/13/12
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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John Lewis

D-GA

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Official Summary

Foster Youth Higher Education Opportunities Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to inform students who indicate on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form that they are or were in the foster

Official Summary

Foster Youth Higher Education Opportunities Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to inform students who indicate on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form that they are or were in the foster care system of their potential eligibility for federal student aid, including the specific federal programs under which they may be eligible for assistance. Requires the Secretary to provide foster youth with that same information on the Department of Education's website.

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