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Falling Further Behind: Inequality in College Completion

“Falling Further Behind: Inequality in College Completion,” released in September 2017, was prepared by intern Jacob Roble. The sheet explores recent research into differential rates of college completion by socioeconomic status (SES), including variation in graduation rates between high- and low-SES students, the factors researchers think are behind them, and key aspects of promising efforts to help level the playing field and increase college completion among disadvantaged students.