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Document Number: 7598

College Access for the Working Poor: Overcoming Burdens to Succeed in Higher Education - Expanding access to higher education is critical to improving the lives of the working poor, as jobs in today’s economy increasingly require some higher education. This report takes one of the most comprehensive looks to date at the higher education experiences, financial challenges, and attendance and completion rates of the working poor. (Courtney McSwain and Ryan Davis, Institute for Higher Education Policy, July 2007)...


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