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No Educational Experience Should Be an Island: How Low-Income Students’ Access to and Persistence in Postsecondary Education is Restricted in the Very Programs they Need the Most
(Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), 2016-05-01)
For low-income students, particularly those who are lower-skilled and/or did not enroll in postsecondary education immediately after high school, completing a community-college based workforce development program offers a ...
Barriers to Success: High Unmet Financial Need Continues to Endanger Higher Education Opportunities for Low Income Students
(Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), 2015-06-01)
For nearly three in four people, paying for a postsecondary education seems out of reach. The cost of college has far outpaced the growth in incomes for more than a decade. Low-income students are disproportionately affected ...
Developing State Policy that Supports Low-income, Working Students
Students and state policymakers clearly understand how important postsecondary education is to financial wellbeing and state economic productivity. Those with associate or bachelor’s degrees earn 31 percent and 77 percent ...