In an Era of Inequity, More and More Financial Aid is Going to the Rich

Hechinger Report December 7, 2017 | by Jon Marcus

“They say, look, there’s always other support going to poorer kids,” said Richard Reeves, a senior economics fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of “Dream Horders: How the American Upper Middle Class is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust." “Well, there isn’t. There actually isn’t. But the ignorance about where the money is actually going and who benefits from it, that ignorance is really an obstacle to reform around what is in fact a reverse distribution.”

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