Behind the Headline: Better Colleges Failing to Lure Talented Poor

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Better Colleges Failing to Lure Talented Poor
New York Times| 3/17/13

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No Excuses Kids Go to College
Education Next |Spring 2013

A new study finds that low-income students with high grades and test scores rarely apply to top colleges. Many of these high-achieving students instead attend community colleges or four-year institutions closer to their homes. In the Spring 2013 issue of Ed Next, Robert Pondiscio writes about efforts of KIPP and other charter school networks serving low-income students to partner with selective colleges. The goal is to create a pipeline to help low-income students enroll and succeed in college.

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