Study highlights impact of school poverty on college enrollment

10/15/2013 | Education Week

A new study tracking graduates from 3,000 public high schools reports that high-poverty schools had lower rates of enrollment -- and persistence -- in college, than did higher-income schools, regardless of the schools' racial makeup or geographic location. Data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center showed no major racial disparity in college enrollment among high-poverty schools, and showed only a slight difference among races in wealthier schools.

View Full Article in:

Education Week

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Am
Chicago, IL
Senior ELL Technical Assistance and Curriculum Specialist (8270)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Vice Principal of Academics
Presentation High School
San Jose, CA