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Since 2006, the number of students with a Pell Grant increased 81 percent and the number of federal loans increased 64 percent. Both are near record levels. Find out more on Aug. 30 at approximately 9:15 a.m. EDT as Jack Buckley, commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics, discusses statistics about college costs and student financial aid. Each Friday, C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" segment features information from the federal statistical system. The program highlights the trends and allows the public to call in or email their views. More information on previous C-SPAN programs is available at <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/cspan/>.
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