Thursday, September 22, 2011

The Lost Social Security Benefit for Students

As the dialogue about how to achieve long-term solvency for Social Security continues,  Generations United urges Congress to protect survivors, disability and retirement benefits, and further strengthen the adequacy of the program. 

One low-cost change that would improve economic security for families with children is to reinstate the student benefit.  Generations United has released a new fact sheet entitled, "The Lost Social Security Benefit for Students."  It details how this important benefit for post-secondary education came about, why it was eliminated in 1981, and why we must fight to reinstate it.  

To learn more about the student benefit, download our fact sheet The Lost Social Security Benefit for Students.

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