Posts published on August 27, 2015

Pell Grants Go To Dropouts, Over 850 Colleges Drop SAT/ACT

From ECS:

Financial Aid 
Billions in Pell dollars go to students who never graduate
An analysis of Pell grant graduation rate data from a cross section of colleges and universities suggests that billions of dollars in taxpayer-funded Pell grants nationwide go to students who never earn degrees. (Hechinger Report, August 17)

More colleges drop standardized tests
More than 850 U.S. colleges and universities no longer require applicants to take the SAT or ACT, tests that have been a feature of American student life for decades. (Reuters, August 16)