The Attainment Agenda


A new book says success for low-income college students should be a national priority. There’s no G.I. Bill or Higher Education Act on the horizon for low-income students; the states must write and implement new policies to achieve the goal. The authors studied what five states are doing right, and wrong.

Guest: Laura Perna, Executive Director of the Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy (AHEAD), Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania.