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
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In the future world of “credentialing,” do you still need college? Imagine you’re a twenty-five-year-old high school graduate. You’re married, you have two kids, you work full-time as an office manager for a local company. You’ve taken a few classes at your community college nearby but haven’t finished your degree. With a family to raise, … Continue reading A Matter of Degrees