Poor & Minority Students Are Fueling College Enrollment, But There’s A Problem

By Jackson Shroeder

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“The good news is that the nation’s higher ed system is becoming increasingly diverse — by family income, race, and ethnicity — and it is reflecting the nation’s changing demographics,” said Rosa M. García, director of postsecondary education and workforce development at the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP).

“The bad news is that we see that students who have experienced poverty and students of color have become more concentrated at private for-profit colleges,” she continued. 


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