Billions in Pell Grants go to students who aren’t graduating, new data shows

August 27, 2018 | | PBS |

Several policy organizations have urged that institutions be held more accountable for the success of their students who get Pell Grants. [...]

Many who do enroll end up worse off than they started out, struggling to repay loans they took out to pay for educations they never finished; Pell recipients are nearly twice as likely as other students to borrow, the public-policy organization Demos says.