The challenge of providing educational opportunity for all Americans regardless of social or economic circumstance has resulted in the creation of a series of programs to help low-income Americans enter college, graduate and move on to participate more fully in America\'s economic and social life. Such programs are funded under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and are referred to as the TRiO Programs. While student financial aid programs help students overcome financial barriers to higher education, TRiO programs help students overcome class, social and cultural barriers to higher education. Presently President Bush
This petition has been created and is sponsored by Veronica Hernandez, Arizona State University Upward Bound Alumna from the Class of 1993 and 1992 Upward Bound Math Science Participant at the University of California, Berkeley. You may contact Ms. Hernandez by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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