Jana Mestecky (left) poses for a cast photo during production of the play Des rats et des hommes, directed by Israel Horovitz (front, third from left). The photo appeared in the French magazine, L'Avant-Scène, in 1994.
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Rates of "summer melt" are highest for students from lower-income backgrounds, especially if their own parents didn't go through the college application process.
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