Impact University: Articles

What Happens to Pell Grant Recipients After They Enroll? >

Waldman, Annie. (2015-27-09, The Atlantic): Federal aid may help students get to college, but a study shows they graduate at lower rates than peers.

Innocence Is Irrelevant >

Yoffe, Emily. (2017-09, The Atlantic): This is the age of the plea bargain—and millions of Americans are suffering the consequences.

Stop Penalizing Poor College Students >

Baum, Sandy; Conklin, Kristin; and Johnson, Nate (2013-11-12, The New York Times): The Pell grant program is the federal government's main strategy for helping low-income students finish college, but the way the program is designed makes it harder for those same students to graduate on schedule.

If Americans Love Moms, Why Do We Let Them Die? >

Kristof, Nicholas. (2017-07-29, The New York Times): While maternal mortality rates have plunged around the world, they've climbed in the United States.

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Housing Bias and the Roots of Segregation >

Haberman, Clyde. (2016-09-19, The New York Times): In 1976, Chicago provided vouchers to African-American families to move into predominantly white suburbs. Retro Report examines what happened, and how it influences policy today.

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