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College Dream Dashed for Children of the Less-Schooled

The U.S. has long touted its record of sending disadvantaged children to college. That pride is now misplaced, a study found.

The odds that a young person in the U.S. will go to college if their parents haven’t -- 29 percent -- are among the lowest of developed countries. That’s according to a report released today by the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development.