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2018 November 6 - 12:00 am

Low-Income Students With Jobs Are Less Likely To Excel in Studies

NEW YORK — Low-income college students with jobs are more likely to have lower grade-point averages and less likely to graduate than their higher income peers. A report released from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce highlighted these drawbacks, and many others that come with working as an undergraduate student.
Dateline Washington
2018 May 24 - 12:00 am

Legislation Contains Major Changes in Student Aid Programs

The bill, known as the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act, would also make more money and regulatory flexibility available to for-profit colleges, many of which have been cited for high costs, low graduation rates and a history of taking advantage of lowincome students and military veterans.

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