higher education access

Good for Catharine Hill, President of Vassar, and Richard Perez Pena of the New York Times. In an article this morning, both call out elite colleges with multi-billion dollar endowments for a lack of commitment to poor students. Perez Pena cites some powerful stats in the article....
Fellow Policy Shop blogger Matt Bruenig has just put together a thoughtful analysis of Pew Economic Mobility data showing that someone born rich who does not earn a college degree will end up better off than a poor person who earns a college degree. The born rich group here is...
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