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Smock discusses the "new American family" on NPR

Pfeffer and colleagues re-examine impacts of community college attendance

Frey explains the minority-majority remapping of America

Highlights

Apply for 2-year NICHD Postdoctoral Fellowships that begin September 2015

PSC Fall 2014 Newsletter now available

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

Michigan's graduate sociology program tied for 4th with Stanford in USN&WR rankings

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Monday, Dec 1
Linda Waite, Health & Well-Being of Adults over 60

Martha J. Bailey

Bailey and Dynarski cited in NYT story on the growing role of higher education in class divides

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.

Researchers:

Martha J. Bailey
Susan Dynarski

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