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“Pell Grant: Building Block of Student-Based Aid” chronicles the history of the program from its bipartisan legislative origins through its various selected subsequent iterations. This 14-minute film documents several key changes to the Pell Grant program, including efforts to broaden and limit student eligibility, ebbs and flows in funding, increases in the maximum award levels, and the creation of supplemental programs for Pell recipients.

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chapter 1
1. Growth of Federal Student Loans
chapter 2
2. Partnering with Campuses and States
chapter 3
3. Building Blocks of Student-Based Aid
chapter 4
4. How the Federal Government Distributes Aid to Students
chapter 5
5. Student Aid Through Tax Benefits
chapter 6
6. Evolution of Student Loan Repayment

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