Education Becomes Class Divide

December 23rd, 2012

Gap between low and high income children widens

"Everyone wants to think of education as an equalizer--the place where upward mobility gets started," said Gren Duncan, an economist at the UC Irvine. "But on virtually every measure we have, the gaps between high -and low-income kids are widening."

Low-income students unable to repay student loans. Education's growing role in preserving class divisions.

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