WASHINGTON — More than 80 presidents of colleges and universities will gather with President Barack Obama at the White House Thursday as the administration kicks off a campaign to encourage low-income students to attend college.
What could possibly go wrong? This:
But graduation rates are perhaps even more appalling. Just 9 percent of students from the poorest families complete a degree — meaning less than a third who ever enroll make it to commencement.
The theory Obama is pushing seems to be similar to the notion that a company losing money on every sale can make up the difference by increasing the sales volume.
But then, Obama doesn’t really get that math stuff very well.