new study done by Northeastern University and funded by the Boston Foundation details much information about the college experience for BPS graduates. And the news is pretty good. The percentage of BPS graduates enrolling in college and finishing within six years has increased.
The New York Times ran a great piece a few weeks back on the financial and real-life obstacles typically faced by working-class college students. The piece is entitled “For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall” and can be found here.