If Community College Students Are So Poor Why Do Only 16.9% Of Them Receive Pell Grants?
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Romano, Richard M.; Millard, Timothy
In this paper the authors attempt to address the discrepancy between the perception of income levels for community college students, and the seemingly low percentage of those students who receive Pell grants. The authors try to solve this paradox using data, published and unpublished, from the U. S. Department of Labor.
community colleges; Pell grants; income; enrollment
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