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Table of Contents. 1. Passing the Torch: An Overview. 2. Thirty Years Later: Educational Attainments. 3. How Families Fared: The College Payoff. 4. Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage: Maternal Education and Children's Success. 5. How College Changes a Mother's Parenting and Affects her Children's Educational Outcomes. 6. Dads and Neighborhoods: Their Contributions to Children's Success. 7. Mass Higher Education and Its Critics. 8. The Bottom Line: The Difference that Open Admissions Makes. 9. Appendix A: Methods. 10. Appendix B: Additional Tables 11. Bibliography.
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Youth with social disabilities -- Education (Higher) -- United States.
Educational equalization -- United States.
College graduates -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Social mobility -- United States.