Federal Sequestration Delays Financial-Aid Payments to a Thousand D.C. Graduates


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The culmination of the federal budget crisis on Capitol Hill made District officials halt financial-aid payments for more than 1,300 D.C. high school graduates who are pursuing college.

The D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant program offers thousands of high school graduates college financial-aid coverage. City officials who manage DC TAG had to freeze payments to students when the program go beyond the allowed expenditures.


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