The Education Exchange: How Pell Grants Expanded to the Middle Class



By 08/05/2019

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Link to AEI reportJason Delisle, a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how the federal Pell Grant program, initially designed to help low-income students access college, has become available to more middle-class families.

Read the paper, “Pell Grant mission creep: How a federal program for low-income families expanded to the middle class,” co-written with Cody Christensen.

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