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DOMA Ruling Prompts Change in Federal Student Aid Rules

December 13, 2013 | 8:35 am

DOMA Ruling Prompts Change in Federal Student Aid Rules

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Equal treatment for gay and straight couples in wake of high court decision to strike down law.

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Trailer Bill Seeks Shorter Sanctions for Cal Grants Eligibility

August 28, 2012 | 11:22 am

Trailer Bill Seeks Shorter Sanctions for Cal Grants Eligibility

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by Erica Perez, California Watch A controversial last-minute provision inserted last week into an education trailer bill could help the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and a handful of other sanctioned schools regain eligibility for Cal Grants next fall instead of having to wait until the following year. The academy’s students are losing […]

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June 21, 2012 | 12:57 pm

Welfare, Financial Aid Cut in New California Budget

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Students and welfare recipients will feel in the pinch in the new budget that Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers announced on Thursday after a week of negotiation, according to news reports. Los Angeles Times writes: One of the biggest barriers to a deal was disagreement between Brown and legislative Democrats over how to change the […]

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