A New Prize, to Push Back Against Higher

A New Prize, to Push Back Against Higher Education’s Incentives – NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/LhVwP “Almost one in four Vassar students have family incomes low enough to qualify for federal Pell grants. Among colleges with a four-year graduation rate of at least 75 percent, none has done more than Vassar to enroll low-income students and give them large scholarships, according to an Upshot analysis last year that Cooke Foundation officials said influenced their decision.”

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