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Committee on Education and LaborHigher Education and Workforce InvestmentIntroducedMay 22nd, 2013
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Foster Youth Higher Education Opportunities Act
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide information to foster youth on their potential eligibility for Federal student aid.
Foster Youth Higher Education Opportunities Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to inform students who indicate on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form that they are or were in the foster care system of their potential eligibility for federal student aid, including the specific federal programs under which they may be eligible for assistance. Requires the Secretary to provide foster youth with that same information on the Department of Education's website.