Nation | Education

Why Poor Students' College Plans 'Melt' Over The Summer

NPR | July 16, 2013 3:21 a.m. | Updated: July 16, 2013 9:11 a.m.

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David Greene, Shankar Vedantam

A large number of poor high school students, who say they are continuing on to college, fail to show up in the fall. David Greene talks to NPR’s Shankar Vedantam about the reason why. It’s referred to as the “summer melt.”


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