Gewertz, C. (2017, November 09). 11 Steps Colleges Should Take to Help Low-Income Students.

Colleges and universities have a duty to help low-income students surmount the many barriers they face in the application process, and 11 key practices could help them do that, according to a research brief released Thursday. “Low-income students face numerous barriers when it comes to the pursuit of higher education,” says the report by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, which focuses on policies that support high-achieving low-income students. “Many school practices exacerbate rather than alleviate these barriers. Schools have a responsibility to students and must recognize that not all students have access to the same resources.”

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