La Voz News

Cal Grant Reform Act removes barriers to debt-free college

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2019

California assembly members introduced Assembly Bill 1314 to promote debt-free college. The bill, known as the Cal Grant Reform Act, would revise Cal Grants to cover summer tuition and remove or reduce access barriers such as age restrictions, time out of high school and documentation status. Gra...

Senate Bill 291 proposes advanced financial aid for community college students

Amy Gallagher, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

To combat the financial issues California community college students face, a new financial aid program, Senate Bill 291, was proposed by California legislatures to cover the full cost of attending community college. The bill is a “powerful statement about the actual needs, and the needs as a state to s...