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Pitt Program Gets Funding Boost to Get More City Students into College

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A University of Pittsburgh program will use a half million-dollar grant to get more students from low-income city schools into college. WESA’s Sarah Schneider reports that some of the money will be used to help them succeed once they enroll.

Read the full story at: https://www.wesa.fm/education/2022-08-05/a-major-culture-shift-pitt-program-gets-funding-boost-to-get-more-city-students-into-college

(Original air-date: 9/6/22)

Sarah Schneider is WESA's education reporter. From early learning to higher education, Sarah is interested in students and educators working to create more equitable systems. Sarah previously worked with news outlets in Pennsylvania, Illinois and Idaho. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale where she worked for the school newspaper, the Daily Egyptian.