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TSDtv: U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan Announces Pell Grants for H.S. Students

While in Memphis on October 30, 2015, US Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced a pilot program that will allow high school students to receive Pell Grant funds to enroll in dual-credit college courses. Duncan said the idea is to help prepare students for college, both by improving grades, but also by developing a college-oriented mindset in students who may have felt college was out of reach.

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US Education Secretary announces Pell Grants for high school dual enrollment students

Aims to pave a highway to college for underprivileged students

Aims to pave a highway to college for underprivileged students.