15 October, 2014
Income is more predictive than race for early college success | Fredrik deBoer
Income is more predictive than race for early college success | Fredrik deBoer: There’s a lot of meat in the 2014 High School Benchmarks Study from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, and I encourage you to dive in yourself. I’m just digging into it now. I want to flag something fairly simple: in terms of both college enrollment rates immediately following high school graduation and the crucial question of first-to-second year persistence, income level is more important than high- or low-minority status across all three identified locales (urban, suburban, and rural).