Document Number: 6363Low-Income Adults in Profile: Improving Lives Through Higher Education - This report from the American Council on Education presents data about low-income adults and adult college students, including background characteristics, academic profiles and the policy and institutional obstacles faced by low-income adult learners. The report also features an essay by economists Anthony Carnevale and Donna Desrochers outlining the economic and social imperatives of investing in the education of low-income adults. (Bryan Cook, with
Jacqueline E. King, American Council on Education, February 2004)...
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