Financial aid to students has jumped to $226 billion, but the dropout rate is up, too. A new report says basing assistance on college enrollment is not enough. Should it be keyed to graduation? Would requiring more credits make students graduate faster? Can aid be adjusted without penalizing the very people it's designed to help? Also, a new Paul Ryan budget outlines a familiar vision, and Whole Foods market and genetically modified foods.
Why Do So Many College Students Fail to Graduate?
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New Paul Ryan Budget Outlines a Familiar Vision
As House Budget Committee Chair, Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan introduced a new budget today. It target's what Republicans call Big Government, just as Ryan did as last...
Student Aid and College Failure
As the gap grows between the rich and the poor in America's evolving economy, financial aid for college is supposed to be a great equalizer, but it's not working out that...