At its best, higher education can be a powerful engine of social mobility. But the institutions that offer students the greatest economic opportunities enroll very few students from low-income homes. Why? And what would it take to change things? Bringing together perspectives from data science, journalism, and university enrollment management, the panelists will analyze the barriers confronting low-income students and propose solutions to help educators, policymakers, parents, and students.
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