Today’s page features a higher education focus. I write about why talented low-income high school students aren’t applying to top colleges, tied to a new study and a new documentary. In a guest column, a community college professor talks about the challenges of teaching students who arrive with inflated high school grade-point averages. And readers sound off about last week’s guest column by a young math teacher who wondered why his high-achieving students in Clayton County weren’t being recruited by Emory or Georgia Tech.
How to get more poor kids into college by Maureen Downey
Inflated grades, inferior college skills by Rick Diguette
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