Peoria Public Radio Staff
Thu January 16, 2014
The Obamas Hope To Ease Path For Low-Income Students
Originally published on Thu January 16, 2014 5:26 pm
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hosted a meeting with college presidents and organizations involved in raising the number of low-income students who pursue a college degree. No more than half of low income high school graduates apply to college right after graduation, compared to 82 percent for high-income students. The administration says it's intent on closing that gap.