December 17, 2004
Is 'Fair Access' Fair to Universities?
The British government's push to bring more low-income students to college has created tension in higher education
Lucy Wilsher is reading -- the British expression for majoring in -- English at the well-regarded University of Birmingham. But it was a newspaper article she read a few years ago that she credits with changing her life.
It described a program that enables high-school students from families of limited