This weekend in The New York Times, Robert J. Gordon discussed the decline in education attainment and its potential economic effects. In his piece, he highlighted research that shows low-income students “often don’t apply to elite colleges and wind up at subpar ones, deeply in debt” by Caroline Hoxby. In a recent Hamilton Project discussion paper, “Informing Students about Their College Options: A Proposal for Broadening the Expanding College Opportunities Project,” Hoxby and Sarah Turner outline a strategy for improving college outcomes for high-achieving, low-income students. Building on previous research showing that most high-achieving, low-income students do not even apply to selective colleges, Hoxby and Turner propose expanding a recently piloted informational intervention called the Expanding College Opportunities (ECO) Project. To read the full piece, click here.