Midday with Dan Rodricks: Wed. July 30, 12-1 p.m.
9:23 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Freeman Hrabowski and the Graduation Gap

Americans from poor families are far less likely to graduate from college than their better-off counterparts, a fact with major implications for society. We'll talk about the college graduation gap with Freeman Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County; and David Laude, University of Texas at Austin senior vice provost for enrollment and graduation management, who created a successful program that improved graduation rates.

High-achieving students from low-income families are far less likely to graduate from college than their more well-to-do peers.
High-achieving students from low-income families are far less likely to graduate from college than their more well-to-do peers.

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