Florida is one of 35 states that tie college funding to graduation rates. But a new study,“The Pell Divide,” finds a difference in graduation rates between students who receive funding assistance from Pell Grants and those who don’t. Hari Sreenivasan…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Merrill Schwerin
Nearly half of the nation’s wealthy private colleges and universities enroll so few Pell Grant recipients that they would rank in the bottom 5 percent of colleges enrolling such students.
By Mikhail Zinshteyn, The Hechinger Report
Some federal and state prisoners could begin receiving student aid to take college courses — while still behind bars — as early as the 2016-2017 school year.
By Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press
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