April 17, 2002
Students Who Work More Than 25 Hours a Week Suffer Academically, Report Says
Nearly half of all full-time students work 25 hours a week or more, and students who work that much are far likelier than their peers to see their grades suffer, a new report says. The document, released by the state Public Interest Research Groups' Higher Education Project, suggests that students are being hurt by a combination of high tuition and inadequate federal financial aid.
A spokeswoman for the state PIRGs, Tracey L. King,