Monday, Nov 3
Melvin Stephens, Estimating Program Benefits
a PSC In The News reference, 2012
"For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall" - New York Times. 12/22/2012.
This story confronts the disheartening reality that, on several measures, low-income American students have increasingly poorer prospects than their more affluent counterparts. Work by Martha Bailey and Susan Dynarski showing a growing gap between the share of prosperous and poor Americans earning bachelor's degrees is one such measure cited.