“Young people from families in the top income quartile are  eight times more likely.  Then those from the bottom quartile to earn a bachelor’s degree by the age of 24. And the problem is getting worse, not better. In its current form, our higher education system amplifies national inequities—when it could be doing the opposite. If the operating model for postsecondary stays the same, the problems of the past will continue to determine the outcomes of the future.”