Stephen Burd

A Better Way to Judge a College’s Commitment to Serving Low-Income Students

For decades, policymakers, researchers and journalists have relied on a single metric to judge whether colleges are committed to serving low-income students: the percentage of their students who receive Pell Grants. But while such data are useful in comparing colleges based on their records of enrolling low-income students, they don’t reveal anything about the schools’… Read more »