Wealthy Students Pushing out Low-income Students at Top Public Universities, New Research Shows

In The News Piece in The Hechinger Report
Oct. 26, 2017

Findings from the report Moving on Up? were covered in the Hechinger Report:

More than half of the country’s top public universities replaced low-income students with affluent ones over the past 14 years, according to a new report

The study provides evidence to back up the sense in many communities that climbing into the middle class has become increasingly difficult for low-income families. It may also help explain some of the pervasive anger and feelings of being “left behind” that has shaped American politics since last year’s presidential election.