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WAMU’s special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza has been exploring unheard stories in education in her radio documentary series Breaking Ground, including the high-school dropout crisis and adult literacy. In her latest documentary, she turns her attention to low-income students who do make it to college, but never graduate. Some estimates say a staggering three out of four financially challenged students fall into this category, yet it’s an issue that’s gotten little attention. She joins us to discuss “Lower Income, Higher Ed.”
- Kavitha Cardoza Special Correspondent, WAMU 88.5 News
- Tamara Wilds Lawson Director, Posse Foundation, D.C.
- Christopher Feaster D.C. resident; former Michigan State student
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