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The higher education crisis

Author(s): Maria Ferguson
Published: November 25, 2019

As more students attend college than ever before, higher education remains inequitable, with low-income students and students of color shut out of what many perceive to be top schools. CEP Executive Director Maria Ferguson discusses what Paul Tough’s new book, The Years That Matter Most, reveals about the college admission process and considers recent efforts to help students from less-privileged backgrounds to gain greater access. Read the column here.

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