Low-Income Students and College Education In 1965, The Higher Education Act was supposed to make college more affordable for everyone. Four decades later, low-income students are still a rarity on college campuses. Join NPR's Neal Conan and his guests to explore the topics of higher education, diversity and social status.

Guests:

Arthur Levine
*President of the Teachers College at Columbia University

Walter Benn Michaels
*Head of English department at University of Illinois, Chicago

Richard Kahlenberg
*Senior Fellow at The Century Foundation, Washington, D.C.

Greg Forster
*Researcher for the Manhattan Institute
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In 1965, The Higher Education Act was supposed to make college more affordable for everyone. Four decades later, low-income students are still a rarity on college campuses. Join NPR's Neal Conan and his guests to explore the topics of higher education, diversity and social status.

Guests:

Arthur Levine
*President of the Teachers College at Columbia University

Walter Benn Michaels
*Head of English department at University of Illinois, Chicago

Richard Kahlenberg
*Senior Fellow at The Century Foundation, Washington, D.C.

Greg Forster
*Researcher for the Manhattan Institute