College-prep programs for the poor slashed in Trump’s budget

In The News Piece in The Washington Post
March 17, 2017

Stephen Burd was quoted by the Washington Post regarding the potential to consolidate TRIO and GEAR UP as well as on the potential to tighten the criteria for grants:

“We have to redesign the whole effort, but we should be making it a much bigger priority than we do now,” he said. “These proposed cuts are worrying, but these programs have congressional champions and... I doubt we’ll see the Trump cuts go in as is.”