higher ed and inequality

The Pell Grant covered over three-fourths of the total cost of attendance at public colleges and universities in the late 1970s and nearly 40% of the costs of attending a private non-profit. By 2014, it covered less than one-third, and less than 15% at private non-profit schools
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The most recent charge in Senator Chuck Grassley’s (R-Iowa) crusade against rising tuition costs was in late February when he criticized then nominee for Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew for the benefits he received from New York University. They totaled $1.4 million over a period of four...
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