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Chronicle of Higher Education, 3/20/11

Summary:

Commentary piece arguing that the unprecedented expansion of the Pell Grant program to an anticipated $44 billion next year encouraged Congress to seek increasing oversight and influence over how the money is spent. This, in turn, led to the proposed gainful employment regulations. The author argues that "Once the government starts asking such new kinds of questions, it generally doesn't stop asking."

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AuthorKeith Blakeman