Source: The Los Angeles Times

Lawmakers announced a new bill Tuesday that would streamline the college financial aid application process, in hopes of increasing high school students’ access to higher-education cash.

Under the measure by Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), school districts would be required to electronically submit verified grade-point averages of graduating 12th-grade students to the California Student Aid Commission, the agency that administers the financial aid program Cal Grants.

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