Lawmakers Endorse Pell Grant Eligibility for the Incarcerated

Maria Perez
Apr 18, 2019 - 5:00

A recently re-introduced bill would restore Pell Grant eligibility for incarcerated people and expand their educational opportunities. The bipartisan and bicameral bill, the Restoring Education and Learning (REAL) Act of 2019, was re-introduced by Representatives Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), Danny K. Davis (D-Ill.), Jim Banks (R-Ind.), French Hill (R-Ark.), and Representative Cedric Richmond (D-La.) last week, according to a news release-->

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