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Work by Bailey and Dynarski on growing income gap in graduation rates cited in NYT

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Martha Bailey and Nicolas Duquette win Cole Prize for article on War on Poverty

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Martha J. Bailey

Bailey and Dynarski's work cited in NYT story on growing rich-poor education gap

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Education Gap Grows Between Rich and Poor, Studies Say" - New York Times. 02/09/2012.

Martha Bailey and Susan Dynarski are among several researchers who have found a widening educational attainment gap between the rich and the poor. Their study compared college entry and completion rates by family income for two birth cohorts: 1961-1964 and 1979-1982.

Researchers:

Martha J. Bailey
Susan Dynarski

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