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Education Next cites Opportunity Insights report that shows Pace is among top schools for upward mobility in "Why So Many People Are Disappointed With Their Educations—And How To Start Fixing It."

09/17/2020

Education Next cites Opportunity Insights report that shows Pace is among top schools for upward mobility in "Why So Many People Are Disappointed With Their Educations—And How To Start Fixing It."

Education Next writes about helping students find their “vocational self” and cites Opportunity Insights report that shows Pace is among top schools for upward mobility. 

Harvard economist Raj Chetty and colleagues at Opportunity Insights have demonstrated that a college degree is often a dependable path to upward social and economic mobility, especially for young people from low-income backgrounds, but the extent to which this is the case varies across institutions. Their mobility report cards provide a novel snapshot of how individual colleges are promoting or hindering long-term economic success and prosperity for low-income students. Rather than focusing exclusively on college graduation as a success metric, this approach emphasizes intergenerational upward economic mobility, or the degree to which children economically exceed, or lag behind, their parents. Top 10 Colleges by mobility rate.

Read the full Education Next article.