Charting Pathways to Completion for Low-Income Community College Students

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2011-09-01
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Community College Research Center Teachers College, Columbia University
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This article uses administrative data from Washington State to chart the educational pathways of first-time community college students over seven years, with a focus on young, socioeconomically disadvantaged students. The article also identifies patterns of progression among students with low socioeconomic status and makes recommendations for practitioners and policymakers.

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college students, low-income students, education, higher--government policy
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