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College Enrollment Among Low‑Income Students Still Trails Richer Groups
Higher education long has been seen as one of the best ways out of poverty, but connecting low-income students—even the high-achieving ones who presumably are best prepared for college-level work—with colleges and universities remains a challenge. On Thursday, President Obama is expected to meet with more than 100 college presidents at the White House to discuss ways of enrolling more low‑income minority students and helping ensure more of them graduate.