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The college enrollment gap was about more than cost

6 months 1 week ago #142 by PABlo
Why it matters:
Tuition costs are certainly part of the reason fewer students from low-income families enroll in college, but new research from Wharton suggests that is not the biggest reason.

The study found inadequacy of college preparedness was a more crucial factor, which points to a need to enhance educational opportunities for low-income students long before they reach college age.

Full Story: https://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/making-public-colleges-tuition-free-wont-close-enrollment-gap/

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