Poor Students Struggle as Class Plays a Greater Role in Success

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The story of three friends from Galveston, Tex., seems less a tribute to upward mobility than a study of obstacles in an age of economic inequality.

Pamela D Lloyd‘s insight:

This story explains a disturbing trend I’ve witnessed. Upward mobility is not yet impossible, but the climb from poverty is far more difficult than is generally acknowledge.

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