The SES Indicator
SPECIAL TOPIC: ISSUES OF SES IN HIGHER EDUCATIONJason J. Zodda
What is causing the divide in admissions and keeping low and middle-class students out of college?
SES and familial stress may work against adjustment to higher education.
Examining how low SES students are experiencing and adjusting to college as compared to students from higher SES backgrounds.
For many students, higher education requires significant sacrifices that both the faculty and more privileged students may not recognize or understand.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE...
- Message from the Guest Editor
These articles were selected for the Indicator because they all address the topic of SES in higher education from varying perspectives and focus on different problems.
By Bettina Spencer
Information regarding SES at the 2008 APA Convention in Boston, World Poverty Day 2008, CDC Cancer Grant, and the White House Task Force on Middle-Class Working Families.
- SES Policy Corner
As we start the 111th Congress, it’s a perfect opportunity to reflect on our successes and create a plan of legislative action.
By Krysta Jones
Information regarding the new members of CSES, the new OSES team members, and a call for guest editors to summer issue of the SES Indicator.
- Looking Ahead in SES
Information regarding 2009 APA Convention Program Planning, Convention 2009 Community Engagement Initiative, 2009 APA Presidential Task Force on Psychology’s Contribution to End Homelessness, and SES Measurement.