This article, published by The Washington Post, quotes Discovery Institute Senior Fellow John Wohlstetter:
Reader and blogger John Wohlstetter shares this interesting analysis:
To put the corporate jet versus students juxtaposition in perspective, the most popular student aid program is the Pell Grant, named for the late Senator Claiborne Pell of Rhode Island. A look at the Department of Education budget shows that for FY 2010 Pell Grants totaled $17.5 billion and that the estimated total for FY 2012 is $36.2 billion — a 107 percent jump in two fiscal years.
The rest of the article can be found here.