Camera, L. (2019, May 20). The Higher Education Desert. Retrieved May 29, 2019.

Research shows that the further one lives from a public college or university, the less likely the person is to pursue a degree, a fact that disproportionately affects black and Hispanic students and those from low-income households. University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher Nick Hillman says a boost in Pell Grants to cover transportation costs could improve enrollment numbers.

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