Inside Higher Ed asks whether it’s bad news that so much Pell Grant money goes to for-profit schools. In the 2008-2009 school year, the University of Phoenix received $560 million in Pell money.

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Jesse Singal is a former opinion writer for The Boston Globe and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. He is currently a master's student at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Policy. Follow him on Twitter at @jessesingal.