Much has been written and spoken about the merits of kids from poor families going to college. In today’s NY Times there is a worthwhile article written about what often happens to them once they enter college. Financial turbulence. Link is: http://nyti.ms/UYmYn6
As we do better work to get all kids prepared to go to college, we must build on those supports to help keep them there so they can complete college successfully and without financial ruin. One of the best ideas is The Pittsburgh Promise. Link is: http://www.pittsburghpromise.org . There other good examples. We need more ideas like this in more cities and states.