Pell Grants: Billions for Schools, but No Graduating Students


Billions of taxpayer dollars go to college students who never end up with a diploma in their hands, a new report found.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: politicaloutcast.com

Pell grants — which are given to low-income families and, unlike student loans, do not need to be paid back — are the costliest education initiative in the nation. But little official data exists on whether they are a good investment, according to the education watchdog Hechinger Report.

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