This major report examines the precarious position of working poor students in our society. At the prospect of attending postsecondary education, these students realize it requires navigating through a minefield of conflicting work and family demands. The report points out barriers that these students experience and calls attention to the need for policies and practices to raise expectations, enrollment, and completion rates of the working poor.
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College Access for the Working Poor: Overcoming Burdens to Succeed in Higher Education
Published: July 2007