Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Diploma Divide--The Increasing Influence of Class in the Classroom



NYTimes: Diploma Divide: The Increasing Influence of Class in the Classroom

Angelica Gonzales graduated at the top of her high school class and headed off to one of the nation's top universities. Four years later she is back home, without a degree.

READ: For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall By JASON DePARLE, NYTimes

The story of three friends from Galveston, Tex., seems less a tribute to upward mobility than a study of obstacles in an age of economic inequality.

Graphic: Affluent Students Have an Advantage and the Gap Is Widening

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