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Pell Grants boost college access for low-income students but money is only half the story

It’s ironic that just as the U.S. poverty rate rises to its highest level in more than four decades, the Pell Grant program—the most important source of federal aid for low-income students aspiring to a college education—celebrates its 40th anniversary. To be sure, there is good reason to celebrate the Pell Grant’s huge impact on […]