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Many lower-income students are abandoning higher education due to COVID-19

Sep 30, 2020
COVID-19 and the ensuing economic crisis is putting even more pressure on low-income and first-generation college students.
Around 100,000 fewer high school seniors completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, to attend college this year.
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How some colleges are trying to hold off another pandemic shutdown this fall

Sep 29, 2020
Testing, tracing, quarantine, masks, social distancing and student compliance are prerequisites for controlling COVID-19 on campus.
Students walk on campus at the University of South Carolina on Sept. 3. About 80% of private colleges' revenue comes from tuition and student fees — including dorms, dining and parking.
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