Pell Grants have leveled the college playing field for low-income students — let’s expand them
Financial hardships created by the pandemic continue to force college students to make the life-altering choice between their basic needs and their postsecondary ambitions. Dropping out costs them the additional $1 million in lifetime earnings expected for a bachelor's degree graduate and hinders the nation's economic recovery.
Originally published: September 14, 2021
Author: Eric Spina
Institution: University of Dayton Ohio
Published by: The Hill