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H.R. 9567 (89th): An Act to strengthen the educational resources of our colleges and universities and to provide financial assistance for students in post-secondary and higher education

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) (Pub.L. 89–329) was legislation signed into United States law on November 8, 1965, as part of President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society domestic agenda. Johnson chose Texas State University—then called "Southwest Texas State College"—his alma mater—as the signing site. The law was intended "to strengthen the educational resources of our colleges and universities and to provide financial assistance for students in postsecondary and higher education". It increased federal money given to universities, created scholarships, gave low-interest loans for ...

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

89th Congress (1965–1966)

Status:

Enacted on Nov 8, 1965

Law:

Pub.L. 89-329

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 8, 1965

Source:

GPO FDSys – United States Statutes at Large