Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility

Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility

The Equality of Opportunity Project / July 2017
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Higher education is widely viewed as a pathway to upward income mobility. However, inequality in access to colleges – particularly those that offer the best chances of success – could limit or even reverse colleges’ ability to promote intergenerational mobility, especially since college attendance rates differ greatly by parental income. Which colleges in America contribute the most to intergenerational income mobility? How can we increase access to such colleges for children from low-income families? Learn more and explore the report below.

 

 

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