Where Are the Poor Students at Elite Universities?

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For 30 years or more, America’s elite colleges and universities have promised to open their doors to more high-school seniors from low-income families. There are large numbers of poor kids with grades and test scores high enough for admission, but those elite institutions are still bastions of privilege. That’s according to a recent story in the New York Times by Richard Perez-Pena.

Credits

Guest:
Richard Perez-Pena - New York Times - @perezpena

Host:
Warren Olney

Producer:
Sonya Geis