APM Reports: Changing Class: Are Colleges Helping Americans Move Up?

Wed., Dec. 26, 3018 - 9am

When it comes to helping kids from poor families move up the income ladder, America’s colleges could be doing much better. A new project by a group of economists shows that some colleges are accomplishing more than others in the promotion of social mobility. In fact, some colleges are doing more to exacerbate class divides. This APM Reports documentary explains what’s going on.