Report shows large gaps in college progress based on whether students attend high- or low-income high schools

October 9, 2019 | Forbes

If you graduate from a high school attended by a high percentage of low-income students, you’re half as likely to graduate from college six years later than if you come from a low-poverty high school.

That’s just one of the disturbing results from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center’s seventh annual High School Benchmark 2019: National College Progression Ratescovering millions of students who graduated from more than 5,000 public (non-charter) high schools in all 50 states, including the majority of the 100 largest districts in the U.S.

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