House GOP to Propose Sweeping Changes to Higher Education

House GOP to Propose Sweeping Changes to Higher Education

Republicans are looking to make sweeping changes in higher education. The PROSPER Act, (Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity Through Education Reform Act) is an education reform measure that would change how people could pay for college, how students go to school, and what their education looks like. The bill limits the amount of money that can be borrowed from student loans and increases competition for major universities. The bill also increases funding for community colleges and allows the private sector to team up with institutions to create collegiate programs that that meet the needs of our current economy. This bill is set to receive a review from the Congressional Budget Office this week.

 

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