Financial Aid http://wesa.fm en Financial Aid Takes a Surprising Shift http://wesa.fm/post/financial-aid-takes-surprising-shift-0 <p>Over the past several years, there’s been a <a href="http://www.propublica.org/article/how-state-schools-ramp-up-aid-for-the-wealthy-leaving-the-poor-behind">shift in the financial aid industry</a>. According to ProPublica reporter <a href="http://www.propublica.org/site/author/marian_wang">Marian Wang</a>, a growing share of financial aid has been given to the highest income quartile, with less offered to those in the lowest income quartile.</p><p>Wang says financial aid has “shifted to being more about the schools needs and their enrollment goals than necessarily meeting the needs of the students.” Fri, 20 Sep 2013 19:45:19 +0000 Nick Frost 16904 at http://wesa.fm Financial Aid Takes a Surprising Shift