Low-income adults in profile: improving lives through higher education
Publisher: American Council on Education
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: February 2004
Distributor: ACE Fulfillment Service
Source Address: Department 191
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20055-0191
Phone: (301) 632-6757
Material Type: Research/Technical Report
Intended Audience: General
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 48 p.
Subjects: Adult Education; Postsecondary Education; Educational Attainment; Economically Disadvantaged; Adult Students; Academic Persistence
“This report describes the low-income adult student population, outlines the many challenges that they face, and explains the economic and social rationales for ensuring that low-income adults succeed in college.” Also included with this document is a guest essay: "Benefits and Barriers to College for Low-Income Adults" (Carnevale and Desrochers).