How to Fix High-Poverty High Schools

Affluent high schools have three things lower-income schools lack, says a new study. A recent report from the nonprofit Pell Institute found jaw-dropping disparities in college-going and college completion rates based on a student’s family income. Among students from households in the bottom income quartile (those earning less than $34,160 a year), just 45 percent go on … Continue reading How to Fix High-Poverty High Schools