Students from low-income families have made enormous progress in both high school graduation rates and college continuation rates since 1970. They have reached and are participating in college after high school at record high rates. The message that college is worth the investment in time and effort has clearly reached these students. On average, those who get college educations will live longer, happier, healthier, more prosperous lives than will those who do not pursue higher education. more
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(7/16/2014)Issue #265 - July 2014 Interstate Migration of College Freshmen, 1986 to 2012
In the fall of 2012 there were 2,208,470 freshmen enrolled in colleges and universities in the United States that were 2012 high school graduates, according to data submitted by institutions to the National Center for Education Statistis (IPEDS).
(8/19/2014)Residence and Migration Reports for all states have been updated.
(9/8/2014)Financial Barriers to Higher Education for Students from Low Income Families, 1990 to 2012
Council for Opportunity in Education
September 8, 2014
(7/16/2014)Pell Grant Recipients as a Percentage of Pell-Eligible Undergraduate Enrollment by Institutional Type/Control and State, 1993-94 to 2012-13
(8/1/2014)Gross State Product by Industry, 1963 to 2013