In an era of inequity, more and more college financial aid is going to the rich

In this Hechinger Report article, Jon Marcus highlights the disparity in the number of low-income students who receive financial aid at the most selective universities. Marcus cites The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Majority of qualified poor students in US ‘not at elite colleges’

In this Times Higher Education article, Ellie Bothwell reports that the majority of low-income students in the US go to open-access colleges even though they are qualified to go to more elite institutions. Bothwell quotes The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients” in this…

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