The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients

The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients – Coverage By Report


Harvard’s incoming freshman class is one-third legacy—here’s why that’s a problem

In this CNBC article, Jonathan Blumberg writes about the unfair advantage in admissions at elite colleges. Blumberg highlights 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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Many low-income students qualify for selective schools but fewer attend

In this Education Dive article, Pat Donachie goes over some of the key findings from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients.”

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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...

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Top universities could take thousands more low-income students, study says

In this Hechinger Report article, Jon Marcus goes over some of the key findings from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients.”

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More evidence prestigious colleges are becoming bastions of the elite

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman goes over the story of a Pell Grant recipient who needs $40,000 to attend one of the selective colleges where he was accepted. Berman quotes The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Elite colleges can afford to enroll more low-income students

In this CNN Money article, Katie Lobosco writes about the deep class divide in higher education. Lobosco cites 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 article.

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Selective Schools May Be Turning Away Qualified Low-Income Students

In this NASFAA article, Allie Bidwell goes over the new findings in the new Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients.”

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More evidence prestigious colleges are becoming bastions of the elite

This Inside Higher Education article by Paul Fain goes over the key findings in The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients.”

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Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Poor Students

In this WGBH, Kirk Carapezza says that Boston University is one of the private colleges that needs to enroll more low-income students according to “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients” report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Selective Colleges Take Fewer Low-Income Students, According to a New Report

In this Pacific Standard article, Nick Hagar reports that according to a recent report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, the majority of Pell students qualified to attend selective colleges go to other schools with under 50 percent graduation rates.

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Should ‘Elites’ be Allowed to Continue Ignoring Pell Students?

In this The Journal article, Dian Schaffhauser goes over the questions raised by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce on Pell Grants. Schaffhauser quotes “The 20% Solution: Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients,” in this article.

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Report praises UC for enrolling low-income students; criticizes other elite universities

In this Ed Source article, Larry Gordon writes about a new study that praises the University of California for the amount of Pell Grant recipients they enroll.  Gordon cites The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients” in his article.

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Top Colleges Urged to Boost Percentage of Pell Grant Students

In this Diverse Issues in Higher Education article, Jamaal Abdul-Alim goes over some the key findings from The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients.”

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