Paul Ryan tells a student not to use Pell Grants, but work 3 jobs to pay for college

Paul Ryan Tells Student He Should Work Three Jobs To Pay For College, Not Use Pell Grants
By Travis Waldron and Pat Garofalo on Oct 20, 2011 at 6:20 pm

ThinkProgress filed this report from a town hall in Muskego, Wisconsin.

The House Republican majority, since it came into power, has repeatedly set its sights on Pell Grants, the federal grants that help low- and middle-income students pay a portion of their higher education tuition. Republicans have not only proposed lowering the maximum Pell amount from $5,500 (which is the level to which the Obama administration raised it) but also limiting eligibility, knocking one million students from the Pell program entirely.

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