Ep. 104 – Aug. 5, 2019 – How Pell Grants Expanded to the Middle Class

Jason Delisle, a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how the federal Pell Grant program, initially designed to help low-income students access college, has become available to more and more middle-class families.

Read the paper, “Pell Grant mission creep: How a federal program for low-income families expanded to the middle class,” co-written with Cody Christensen, here:

https://www.aei.org/publication/pell-grant-mission-creep-how-a-federal-program-for-low-income-families-expanded-to-the-middle-class/