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The Number Of Hungry And Homeless Students Rises Along With College Costs

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The University of Minnesota's football team had refused to take part in any preparations for their upcoming bowl game, after 10 players were suspended. The school's stadium is seen here in a 2012 file photo. Paul Battaglia/AP hide caption

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Halley Katz (left) is the first person in her family to attend a four-year college. Tyler Lattimore is a first-generation college graduate. Courtesy of Halley Katz and Anh Bao Tran-Le/Courtesy of Tyler Lattimore hide caption

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College Is A 4-Year-Long Balancing Act For First-Generation Students

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Early last month ITT Tech closed its doors on nearly 40,000 students before they could graduate. Where are they now? LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Where Are The 40,000 Students ITT Tech Left Behind When It Closed?

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After protests on Mizzou's campus became national news, the community is trying to figure out how to move forward. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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"You just want to be heard." — Aliyah Sulaiman

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Pell Grants For Prisoners: An Old Argument Revisited

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