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.

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/23/education/poor-students-struggle-as-class-plays-a-greater-role-in-success.html?src=me&ref=general

View all Blogs