ABA considers requiring law schools to publish scholarship data

September 8, 2011 The question of whether US law schools are over-promising and under-delivering remains a hot topic, with the American Bar Association revealing that it is considering requiring schools to publish on their websites the percentage of students whose scholarships are renewed.

The announcement responds to a question posed by Iowa Senator Charles Grassley, who asked whether law schools often offer merit-based scholarships to lure highly credentialed students and to boost the law schools’ rankings, only to later renege on scholarship money and leave students in a financial lurch.

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