White House Summit Gathers College Leaders Who Pledged to Expand Access

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President Obama's administration has invited some 140 college leaders to a summit this week. To get in the door, they had to commit to taking concrete steps to help more low-income students enroll in and complete college.
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The White House won't say who is coming to its higher-education summit on Thursday, but it looks as if elite institutions and state flagships will be well represented, and for-profit colleges will be scarcer.

On Tuesday the leaders of several...

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