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Before COVID-19, low-income college students often struggled to stay in school. The pandemic has only made it harder: ‘Either my work suffers or my school suffers.’

Before COVID-19, low-income college students often struggled
to stay in school. The pandemic has only made it harder: ‘Either my
work suffers or my school suffers.’ 1

Lash, 21, of Englewood, said he is seven credits away from earning an associate degree in business administration from Richard J. Daley College, one of the community college network’s campuses. But complications with his Federal Pell Grant, assistance that goes to undergraduates with exceptional financial need, have prevented him from enrolling in fall classes.

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