"a parchment," mid-15c., earlier "skin, hide" (mid-14c.), from Anglo-French pell, Old French pel "skin" (13c., Modern French peau), from Latin pellem, pellis "skin, leather, parchment, hide" (see film (n.)).
Among them: excessive financial awards, pell Grant fraud, pay-for-play payouts, and failure to follow its own drug-testing policy.
Knocking—or praising—schools for their share of pell Grant recipients really is rearranging the deck chairs here.
Increasing the federal pell Grant program sounds noble, but it really isn't.