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Two seniors at the University of Mississippi wanted to raise awareness about a new policy that could affect tens of thousands of college students in the state.
November 23, 2021
The proposal would change how thousands of students pay for college — and whether they even go.
November 12, 2021
If a Mississippi proposal is adopted, white students would see their financial aid awards increase, while Black and low-income students’ awards would decrease by hundreds, in some cases thousands, of dollars.
November 9, 2021
Too often, the university's president said, Mississippi’s financial aid programs go to poor, lower-performing kids and take money away from students with high ACT scores.
November 4, 2021
Under the new program, non-white students at four-year universities will lose $900,000 in state financial aid while white students will gain more than $1.4 million.
October 21, 2021
Black, low-income students in Mississippi would lose thousands in college aid under proposed program
Under the recommended changes to state financial aid, non-white students at four-year universities would lose $1.1 million while white students would gain nearly $1.6 million.
October 14, 2021